Monday Musings: Playoffs

Jason Gregor
March 06 2017 03:40PM

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Last Monday the Oilers were nine points up on ninth place Los Angeles and the Kings had a game in hand. Today, they are ten points ahead of the Kings and both have 17 games remaining. The playoffs are coming, and after a decade outside the dance, it is time we look at what some young Oilersnation readers might have thought was only a myth, this wondrous entity called the postseason. 

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Monday Mailbag - Grading Chiarelli's Trade Deadline

baggedmilk
March 06 2017 07:15AM

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Can you believe that we're in March already? It's strange to think about the fact that we're coming down the home stretch with light at the end of the tunnel. I don't know what to do with my hands. Draft related sadness is a story that we've seen many times before, but there hasn't been any draft talk around these parts and that's something new and exciting. Playoffs? We're actually talking playoffs! But on this day we take a look at the answers to everything you've ever wanted to know when it comes to the Edmonton Oilers, and life in general. My friends, it's mailbag time.

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The Nation Notebook: Colorado's futility, Kucherov's cheeky move, Ho-Sang, and Fleury

Christian Pagnani
March 06 2017 07:00AM

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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.  

Colorado is really bad, Nikita Kucherov fools Robin Lehner, Ho-Sang can't help but generate conversation around him, and Vegas might be eyeing Marc-André Fleury.

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WEEKEND UPDATE

Lowetide
March 05 2017 08:10PM

RYAN MANTHA CAPTURE

This is Ryan Mantha. The giant defenseman was signed to an entry-level deal this week by the Edmonton Oilers, and then went out and celebrated by filling OHL nets. Here are Edmonton's prospects and their impact weeks. 

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EARLY GAME!

Lowetide
March 05 2017 10:29AM

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It is a rare item, but the Bakersfield Condors will be well into a regular-season game by the time you are thinking about lunch. The Charlotte Checkers are the opponent and the Condors are on a roll. (Photo by Mark Williams, all rights reserved). 

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