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Monday Mailbag – Should Chiarelli have brought in a veteran RW?

You didn’t get today off either, huh? I guess that means it’s Monday again. Fortunately, this here Mailbag is ripe full of 3000 words worth of company time killing wisdom that your brain will eager to soak up as we coast towards the season opener on Monday. Learning? On a Monday morning? That’s right, my friends….

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Monday Mailbag – Do pre-season records matter?

What have we here? A shiny new mailbag for a shiny new season. I hope all of you had excellent days off and that the punishment of your livers was kept in check or at least at a minimum. Since we’re all headed back to work this morning, I wanted to make sure that you…

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Monday Mailbag – Is a Nugent-Hopkins trade a certainty?

My friends, it’s Monday morning and that means it’s time for another edition of the mailbag. As always, I’ve taken five of your questions and sent them off to our panel of Nation writers to give their input and worldly wisdom. I need questions for next week so if you have something you’d like to ask you…

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Monday Mailbag – What to expect from Pat Maroon?

Happy long weekend Monday, fine citizens. May your day go by quickly if you’re stuck working and, if not, something to read while you wait for an acceptable time to crack a beer. The mailbag is here to help you pass a little bit of time and get you closer to wherever you want to…

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Monday Mailbag – How many goals for McDavid?

Here we are in another offseason, but this time we’re heading back to work with some light at the end of the hockey-less tunnel. With training camp on the way, there are only a few weeks of waiting left to get through until the season rolls back around, and the mailbag is here to help you kill…

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Monday Mailbag – Draisaitl Contract Reactions

As always, it’s that time of the week where we can all sit down together as a Nation and learn a little something about hockey and life in general. As always, I’ve sent your questions to our panel of esteemed writers and waited for the worldly wisdoms that would get sent back. If you have a…

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Monday Mailbag – Zack Kassian’s Potential

You’ve always wanted to know all about the Oilers, NHL, and life in general so the mailbag is here to tell you all about it. In this week’s mailbag, we take a look at Zack Kassian’s potential, Kailer Yamamoto, and Hockey Fights. As always, you guys are the star of the mailbag. If you’ve got…

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CENTERPIECE

Oilers fans should take a moment, while they can, to contemplate the possibilities available to a team that boasts a center depth chart of Connor McDavid, Leon Draisaitl and Ryan Nugent-Hopkins. Teams have been building championships ‘up the middle’ since forever and Edmonton’s center depth—as it stands—is championship calibre and then some. There’s plenty of…

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Monday Mailbag – Expectations for Matt Benning

Once again, it’s the Nation’s favourite time of the week as our panel of writers have taken your questions and answered them to the best of their ability as they draw from their worldly experiences. As always, this is driven by you guys. If you’ve got a question, you can email it to me at [email protected] or…

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PIPELINE (DEFENSE)

We talked yesterday about the Condors forwards and the pipeline to the NHL. Since bringing all of the players into one designated farm team (the Oilers loaned out their players and had no team of their own for a couple of seasons, last decade) the club has had some success in graduating defenders. Based on…