Say What?!? – August 20

“No one will be judged on their contract or their age. They’ll be judged on their performance. That’s it. That’s how I do things. I don’t care if they make $500,000 or $5 million. There will be competition for the top forward spots and for the guys who do the tough work on the fourth line.”

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– New Edmonton Oilers coach Dallas Eakins on his approach for the upcoming season