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Edmonton Sun Aug 22, 2017
Zeisberger: McDavid/Draisaitl deals mark new financial era in NHL

Zeisberger: McDavid/Draisaitl deals mark new financial era in NHL

TORONTO — By the time Connor McDavid's new eight-year $100 million US contract expires, his playoff beard should be far bushier than the peachfuzz-like facial hair he sported this spring.
Edmonton Sun Aug 21, 2017
Edmonton Oilers rookie squad to face combined NAIT-MacEwan team in September

Edmonton Oilers rookie squad to face combined NAIT-MacEwan team in September

The time-honoured Edmonton Oilers rookies vs. University of Alberta Golden Bears game will change on the fly next month. The Oilers' freshmen prospects will instead take on a combined NAIT Ooks-MacEwan Griffins team at Rogers Place. The Oilers and the U of A have had a long history with the rookie game, the first one coming in 1988.
The Hockey Writers Aug 17, 2017

Understanding the Draisaitl Deal

Wednesday, for most Edmonton Oilers fans, was a good day. As was announced mid-afternoon, the Oilers signed Leon Draisaitl to an eight-year extension worth $68 million. It was a deal that will keep one of the team’s premier forwards in the fold for the long term and it represents the second time this summer that […]
Edmonton Sun Aug 16, 2017
Jones: Oilers go all-in with Draisaitl contract

Jones: Oilers go all-in with Draisaitl contract

It was worth the wait for Leon Draisaitl.
CSN Philly Aug 16, 2017

NHL Notes: Oilers sign star Leon Draisaitl to mega 8-year contract

EDMONTON, Alberta -- The Edmonton Oilers have signed center Leon Draisaitl to an eight-year contract extension with an average annual value of $8.5 million.The extension