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WWYDW: Where Should Darnell Nurse Play?

Darnell Nurse is something of a wildcard. The 21-year-old defenceman had an irregular rookie campaign in which the Edmonton Oilers asked him to do too much, too quickly after a pretty decent start to his NHL career. In this week’s edition of What Would You Do Wednesday, we ask how the Oilers’ coaching staff should…

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Monday Mailbag – How Important is a Captain?

Everyone quiet down — it’s time to learn something! 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 wisdoms. I need questions for next week so if you have something you’d like to ask you can email me at [email protected] or hit me up on Twitter….

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Monday Mailbag – Strengths and Weaknesses

It’s another long weekend edition of the Mailbag and this week is dedicated to the poor suckers that had to go into work today. This Mailbag goes out every one of you that was roped into to working by the man. This Mailbag is dedicated to everyone that is sitting at their job with absolutely no intention of being at all productive…

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WWYDW: Darnell Nurse and Jacob Trouba

There aren’t a lot of stories of particular interest in the NHL right now, but one item worth watching is negotiations between the league’s remaining restricted free agents and their major-league teams. Several prominent players—people like Johnny Gaudreau, Hampus Lindholm and Rasmus Ristolainen—remain unsigned and it’s fair to be worried about whether deals will be…

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Monday Mailbag – Ranking the Pacific Division

It’s time to tilt your chair back to a comfortable position, because we’ve got 3000 words worth of company time wasting wisdom coming at you in this week’s mailbag. As always, I need your questions to make this work. If you’ve got one, email it to me at [email protected] or hit me up on Twitter at @jsbmbaggedmilk and I’ll get to you as soon…

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WWYDW: Eric Gryba?

Embed from Getty Images With less than two months to go until the start of the season the Oilers still find themselves with an organizational hole at the RHD position. One option that’s been floated around is the idea of bringing back Eric Gryba for another tour of duty on the third pair. Would you…

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Monday Mailbag – What Do You Expect From Leon Draisaitl?

We’re another week closer to training camp and now you’re looking at us to help you kill enough time to get there. Luckily, the Mailbag is here to answer all of life’s important questions. Can the answers given in this week’s mailbag will apply to your life? We shall see, but I feel pretty confident. If you have…

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WWYDW: On the Bubble

As we get closer to training camp I started thinking about how the Oilers will fill out the bottom portions of the roster. Is every spot in the bottom six already locked up? If not, how many jobs are available? What about on D? I need you guys to break things down for me. 

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Monday Mailbag – Playoffs?

As per Nation tradition it is mailbag time once again! As always, I’ve taken your questions and sent them out to our writers to get the answers that you’ve always been craving. I’ve said it many times before, but this segment is entirely dependent on you guys and I need questions for next week. If you have something…

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WWYDW: Peter Chiarelli’s first summer

Peter Chiarelli has been nothing if not bold as general manager of the Edmonton Oilers, authoring significant change in each of his first two summers at the helm of the team. It remains to be seen how the moves he’s made this summer will work out, but we now have a year’s worth of hindsight…

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Monday Mailbag – Gretzky in, Howson out

It’s your favourite time of the week! The mailbag is back with all the answers to the questions you’ve always been wondering about. Curious about something hockey or life related? Email your question to me at [email protected] or hit me up on Twitter. The mailbag is your time to shine, Nation, so get creative. Until then, I present you with another week’s…