The Edmonton Oilers are only two games into the 2013-14 season, and though things have appeared as if they haven’t changed as far as the inability to close down opposing scoring chances, the Oilers have still demonstrated a very potent offense.
It may be too early to write Devan Dubnyk off, but after two disappointing performances, patience may already be wearing thin in Oil Country.
Ryan Nugent-Hopkins is now back in the lineup, but only time will tell if his shoulder is truly 100 percent and able to handle the rigors of a full NHL season.
The Oilers have enough difference makers up front that the team can still regroup and push forward.
The Oilers' MVP for 2013-14 will be the player who not only contributes on the ice but galvanizes the team and helps to change the losing culture in the locker room.
Here are the odds percentages for the Edmonton Oilers’ 2013-14 MVP.