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April 24 2015 07:00AM

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Oilers gifted McDavid and reportedly hire Chiarelli. Injured Jets swept by Ducks, Leafs eye Todd Mclellan, can Canucks come back, playoff nastiness, Rob Ford, Sean Monahan, Michael Ferland and more in this week's Roundup brought to you by DraftKings.

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The Steve Dangle Podcast - April 23, 2015 - Dangle Cat

Steve Dangle
April 23 2015 03:22PM

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Today on the show, Dangle tells his Fancy Man story from Adam's B-Day and the guys talk about the end of the Jets' run.

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The U-18 Prospects by the Numbers

Jon Steitzer
April 23 2015 01:19PM

The World Under 18 Tournament is underway in *checks notes* Switzerland. While this tournament lacks the fanfare of the World Juniors it’s a great opportunity to get even more excited about potential draftees using a small sample size. While most of the top North American players are still committed to CHL tournaments, the U-18s give us a chance to learn about those crazy European prospects who we haven’t seen since early January.

After the jump a few U-18 numbers worth knowing about potential 2015 draft prospects before they move onto the semi-finals (featuring a Canada vs. USA game by the way).

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Do the Sens force a game 5?...

Pengellyink
April 22 2015 07:40AM

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“Tis better to have loved and lost
Than never to have loved at all.”

Alfred Lord Tennyson

Or is it if you get swept in the first round?...

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Source: The Leafs Should Trade for the 1st Overall Pick #mycolumn:

Bobby Cappuccino
April 21 2015 07:00PM

By winning the draft lottery and adding Connor McDavid to a group that already includes 1st overall picks Taylor Hall, Ryan Nugent-Hopkins and Nail Yakupov, and 2014 3rd overall pick Leon Draisatl, 2013 7th overall pick Darnell Nurse, and Jordan Eberle, the Edmonton Oilers really put the “Embarrassment” in “Embarrassment of riches”.


In fact, it borders on being unfair for the rest of the league. Except that the Oilers continue to defy the odds and be horrible because of supreme mismanagement and terrible ownership. In fact, that owner is suing the owner of McDavid’s OHL team, the Erie Otters. Has that managed to already cause a rift? Perhaps:

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