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Oilers Place Gagner and Manning on Waivers, Lagesson assigned to Condors

The Edmonton Oilers continue to trim their pre-season roster as the start of the regular season nears. Today, they placed two veteran players on waivers with the purpose of sending them down to the Bakersfield Condors of the AHL, Sam Gagner and Brandon Manning, along with William Lagesson being assigned directly to the Condors.

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Edmonton Oilers select D Philip Broberg 8th overall

The Edmonton Oilers have selected defenceman Philip Broberg with the 8th overall pick in Friday night’s NHL Entry Draft. The six-foot, three-inch, 203 lb. left-shot rearguard played for AIK in Swedish Allsvenskan league last season, scoring nine points in 41 games.

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Connor McDavid is a finalist for the Hart Trophy

Despite the Oilers missing the playoffs, Connor McDavid has been voted as a finalist for the 2018-19 Hart Trophy for the league’s Most Valuable Player. McDavid along with Sidney Crosby and Nikita Kucherov are the three finalists for the award.

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Oilers place Pontus Aberg on waivers, release Jakub Jerabek

With the Oilers overseas to wrap up their pre-season and kick off the new one, it was no surprise to see them further trim the roster and they got some more work done on that front this morning. Today, they announced via their Twitter account that Pontus Aberg has been placed on waivers for the…

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Scottie Upshall released from PTO

Scottie Upshall won’t be an Edmonton Oiler, it seems. Despite not suiting up for the Oilers in any of the team’s pre-season games, the veteran has been released from his professional tryout.

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Weekend Update: January 7th, 2018

Two weeks ago we had a slow update. This week’s Weekend Update is overdrive in comparison. The goaltending situation in the AHL and NHL gets murkier with the addition of Montoya to the team. Brossoit has been sent down to get more playing time. Pasquale in Bakersfield puts his best foot forward this week with…

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Five not-so-serious Christmas gifts for the Oilers

‘Tis the season for forced family time, outdoor hockey with your garbage friends, sugar and sodium-filled delicacies, booze and, of course, gifts. Being the exceptional group of investigative journalists that we are at Oilers Nation, our team of reporters (aka me) was able to bribe its way to get a sneak peek at what Santa,…