Bakersfield Reasonable

What should we expect from the new arrivals in Bakersfield this winter? I’m not talking about what one is hoping for, or what we could create as an outer marker, but rather, reasonable. It’s a more difficult discussion than one might think on first blush. Photo by Rob Ferguson. THE ATHLETIC! The Athletic Edmonton features a fabulous cluster of stories (some linked below, some on the site). Great perspective from a ridiculous group of writers and analysts. Proud to be part of the gro

Source: Lowetide
Date: 2019-08-19

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Oilers News and Rumors: Nygard, Bouchard, McDavid, More

Oilers News and Rumors: Nygard, Bouchard, McDavid, More

In today’s Edmonton Oilers news and rumors report, there is news that Joakim Nygard is getting well acquainted with at least one current Oilers’ defenseman, there is speculation as to what Evan Bouchard needs to do to make the team this season, and one insider asks, ‘Will the Oilers continue the trend of adding enforcers to Connor McDavid’s line?’ Finally, what three big questions are staring the Oilers in the face heading into this season? Joakim Nygard Skating With Oscar Klefbom

Source: The Hockey Writers
Date: 2019-08-19

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Monday Mailbag – What to do with Ryan Nugent-Hopkins?

What have we here, my friends? A brand new mailbag for a brand new week! I hope each of you had an excellent weekend and that you used the time to live your best lives. With everyone back at work for another week, I wanted to put together something to read and help you kill off a few minutes of company time and ease yourselves into a new week. As always, I’ve sent your questions out to our stable of writers and waited for all of their worldly wisdom to come back to me. As always, I need quest

Source: Oilers Nation
Date: 2019-08-19

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Tyler Benson’s Development Will Be Key for Oilers

Tyler Benson’s Development Will Be Key for Oilers

While the Edmonton Oilers 2018-19 season was one to forget in terms of team success, it brought many headlines that are worthy of discussing from individual players at all three levels of play. Connor McDavid and Leon Draisaitl proved they are one of the most, if not the most, deadly duos in the entire NHL. Evan Bouchard cemented himself as an elite prospect, something the Oilers haven’t had many of lately. Finally, the AHL’s Bakersfield Condors instilled hope in the franchise by putting to

Source: The Hockey Writers
Date: 2019-08-19

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The SuperFan Podcast – Episode 1 – Lowetide

Excited to launch The SuperFan Podcast! The main objective of this podcast series will be to discuss the Edmonton Oilers, including the team’s on-ice performance, roster construction and player evaluation. Each episode, I’ll be bringing in guests with different experiences and backgrounds to get their thoughts on the team as well as the rest of the league. Really looking forward to it! The first episode is up and features my discussion with Allan Mitchell (aka. @lowetide). This week, we tal

Source: The Super Fan
Date: 2019-08-19

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Arrows up bit still big questions with Edmonton Oilers prospect Dmitri Samorukov, says Sean Patrick Ryan

Arrows up bit still big questions with Edmonton Oilers prospect Dmitri Samorukov, says Sean Patrick Ryan

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Source: Edmonton Journal
Date: 2019-08-19

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Oilers newcomer Joakim Nygard skating with Oscar Klefbom

One of the Edmonton Oilers’ longest-tenured players is getting an up-close and personal look at one of the teams newest acquisitions. Spending his summer in his hometown Karlstad, Sweden, Oilers defenceman Oscar Klefbom is skating with a group of NHL’ers including Marcus Johansson, Joel Eriksson Ek, Rasmus Asplund, Jacob De La Rose, and longtime friend Jonas Brodin. Included in that group is newly signed Oilers F Joakim Nygard. “He’s working out with us and he’s on the ice with us. He

Source: Oilers Nation
Date: 2019-08-18

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NHL Rumors: Blackhawks, Sabres, Oilers, More

NHL Rumors: Blackhawks, Sabres, Oilers, More

In today’s NHL rumor rundown, there is news Adam Boqvist might be pushing for an NHL job, the Edmonton Oilers have a prospect on the blue line worth watching for and the Buffalo Sabres are trying to appease Rasmus Ristolainen. Meanwhile, what do the comments by Patrik Laine from earlier this week really mean? Boqvist Making The Blackhawks? According to NBC Sports’ Charlie Roumeliotis, perhaps the most impressive player in Chicago’s development camp was defenseman Adam Boqvist. Boqvi

Source: The Hockey Writers
Date: 2019-08-18

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The Copper And Blue Top 25 Under 25: #19 -Stuart Skinner

The Copper And Blue Top 25 Under 25: #19 -Stuart Skinner

Skinner got a taste of the pros in Bakersfield last season and expectations for him are sky-high entering 19/20 The Edmonton Oilers have quite a bit of goalie prospects in the pipeline right now. Yesterday focused on, KHL starter, Ilya Konovalov’s future in the organization and today we will shift our attention to Swift Current star Stuart Skinner. Skinner was heralded as a steal when Edmonton drafted him 78th in the 2017 entry draft, but there has been a number of question marks surroundin

Source: Copper N Blue
Date: 2019-08-18

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Riesen to Believe, 2019 Volume 1

I’ve stared at this 50-man list all summer, and waited for the clouds to part and the pto’s to arrive. I’m early on this year’s Riesen to Believe, but it’s for my own sanity so it’s good. THE ATHLETIC! The Athletic Edmonton features a fabulous cluster of stories (some linked below, some on the site). Great perspective from a ridiculous group of writers and analysts. Proud to be part of the group, here’s an incredible Offer! New Lowetide: Connor McDavid and optimal l

Source: Lowetide
Date: 2019-08-18

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