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2014-15 Bold Predictions: Arizona Coyotes

1. Everyone still calls them “Phoenix” all season.  This is just inevitable.  To be honest, they should be called the Quebec Nordiques, but that’s another story.  243 more words

Sam Wellwood

Over the past several years, I’ve been drawing parallels between the careers of Sam Gagner and Kyle Wellwood (and suffered a great deal of derision for doing so). 356 more words

David Perron wasn't under microscope when he made Blues as teenager

While most of OilerNation is waiting to see if No. 3 overall pick Leon Draisaitl makes the team, where every move he makes in practice and scrimmages is broken down and critiqued, Draisaitl’s linemate for Sunday’s home against the Calgary Flames, David Perron, never was under the same microscope when he was a first-round selection of the St. 927 more words

Oil Spills

Oilers invite Westgarth to camp, probably to deter what happened last preseason

One year ago, the Oilers bemoaned a lack of toughness after Sam Gagner and Taylor Hall were targeted during exhibition games.

This preseason, the club is being proactive. 146 more words

Vancouver Canucks

Domi in contention for roster spot with Arizona

With top scoring forwards Radim Vrbata and Mike Ribeiro moving on during the summer, the Arizona Coyotes are looking for help offensively.

Enter Max Domi. 347 more words

Vancouver Canucks

Season Preview: Edmonton Oilers

Despite getting three consecutive first overall picks from 2010 to 2012, Edmonton is still struggling to escape the NHL basement.

Offensive potential counted for little (again) last season, as the Oilers finished bottom of the West (28th overall) and finished with the worst defensive record in the NHL. 968 more words

Hockey

Seven Players With A Point To Prove

Heading in to any new season there are always question marks surrounding certain players.

Are they fit? Can they rebound from a bad year? Will they ever be the same again? 753 more words

Hockey