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Tuesday, 30 October 2012

10/30/12 Can Yakupov Score 30? Part Two


Brandon Bochenski led the KHL last season with 27 goals. Nail Yakupov is currently on pace for 30 goals in just 45 KHL games. This kid looks like a scoring machine.

Monday, 29 October 2012

10/29/12 Can Schultz Keep This Up?


Justin Schultz has been a dominant offensive force in the AHL to start his professional career. He's currently leading the league in scoring with 12 points in 7 games. So can he keep it up?

Sunday, 21 October 2012

10/21/12 Luongo As An Oiler


On Thursday an article appeared in the Vancouver Province which suggested that the Oilers made a bid for Roberto Luongo, and could still be in the mix. What if this actually happened?

Monday, 15 October 2012

10/15/12 Catching Up With The Class of 2007


After a season where the Oilers finished 26th in the overall standings, they made just six picks in 2007. How's that class looking now?