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Report: Vegas to select Reinhart

As the Vegas Golden Knights preparing to select their team tonight, reports are surfacing with information about who they will be taking. According to Sportsnet’s John Shannon, the Golden Knights will select Oiler Griffin Reinhart. The Oilers initially acquired the former Edmonton Oil King from the New York Islanders at the 2015 NHL Entry Draft.

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Oilers’ Home Opener Announced

Mark your calendars, Oilers fans because the 2017-18 season is kicking off on October 4th at Rogers Place against the Calgary Flames. That means you have 105 days to wait, get yourselves hydrated, give your livers a break, and plan your Flame related taunting before the NHL kicks off for real.

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The Nation Notebook: Vegas Begins Its Wheeling and Dealing

The Nation Network Notebook is a regular feature that rounds up interesting news, stories, and rumours from around the NHL that don’t quite deserve their own article.  The NHL trade freeze is on until Thursday as teams wait for Vegas to pick their team. There were some surprise names on the unprotected side of things,…

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Oilers sign Jujhar Khaira to a two-year contract

The Oilers signed Jujhar Khaira to a two-year extension today. Khaira has played 25 NHL games and he turns 23 in August. The 6’3″, 215 pound centre only played 37 games last season due to a short injury and being a healthy scratch with the Oilers for the final few months of the season.

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The Roundup

What’s going to happen with Sam Bennett, Leafs need to stay away from Chicago’s core, huge mistake if Oilers resign Russell, reliving the 2007 draft, Doug Weight as a head coach, expansion madness and more in this week’s Nation Roundup brought to you by Violent Gentlemen.

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Nation Network 2017 Prospect Profile: #7 – Casey Mittelstadt

The USHL has quickly become one of the best junior hockey leagues in the world, producing more and more drafted prospects with each passing year, to the point where it has now surpassed the QMJHL in terms of player graduation. This year is no different, as a number of USHL players have been ranked in…

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Because It’s The Cap: Anaheim Ducks Offseason Preview

For the first time since 2013, the Anaheim Ducks won a Game 7 on home ice, knocking out the Edmonton Oilers in the second round to reach the Western Conference Final for the second time in three seasons. So they made it over one hump, but unfortunately, they weren’t able to get over the other. The…