2014 DRAFT DAY TWO: HURRY UP AND WAIT

It’s day two at the 2014 entry draft. The Edmonton Oilers won’t pick until long after breakfast and the expectation should be for one player…

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POST FIRST ROUND THOUGHTS

The Oilers got their man tonight, as Leon Draisaitl goes right to the top of…

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OILERS AT 3: LEON DRAISAITL

I hear music! We should expect a quality center for a decade and then a half…

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2014 DRAFT: DAY ONE

The climax to the season—Edmonton Oiler edition—arrives tonight after work….

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SAW HIM GOOD

Many years ago I purchased a Baseball America at the Pike’s Place Market…

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WATCHING THE DETECTIVES

The Cult of Hockey has been doing a tremendous job in their look back to the Oilers drafting this century. I’ve enjoyed it for three reasons: It’s…

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BLUE BULLET 60

This is the annual ranking by Brad McPherson, fondly referred to here and at HF as ‘Blue Bullet’ since forever. All the words are his starting…

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OILERS SIGN NIKITIN

The Edmonton Oilers evaluated the market for free agent defensemen this spring and landed on Nikita Nikitin (as per Aaron Portzline twitter). They made…

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WHAT TO EXPECT WHEN YOU’RE EXPECTING

Jason Gregor has an interview with Scott Howson over at Oilers Nation today, fascinating read. Jason asked Howson some great questions, and the answers…

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2014 61+ AND THE COMBINE

I wouldn’t do this in a regular draft season, but the first two hours on Saturday are going to be crickets. So, in the interests of us having something…

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2014 FINAL 31-60 PLUS MCKENZIE’S FINAL

Bob McKenzie will release his final list in a few minutes, this is one of my favorite times of the year. There shouldn’t be any surprises, but this…

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2014 FINAL TOP 30 and MACT/MATTY

We are finally here. Bob McKenzie’s list sees the light of day tonight, so it’s time to lay down your bets and see how close we can get to…

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ES NUMBERS AND THE 2014 DRAFT

Since we have a little window here (about one week) before the draft it might be an idea to post the major Extra Skater numbers on a line and discuss them….

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