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Vernon Adams Jr. speaks to reporters at Mosaic Stadium in Regina on Aug 16, 2017.
Vernon Adams Jr. speaks to reporters at Mosaic Stadium in Regina on Aug 16, 2017. Jamie Nye/CJME News Staff

Riders new QB ready to learn from veteran Glenn

By Jessika Guse/CJME News Staff
August 16, 2017 - 4:32pm

Roughriders Head Coach Chris Jones finally has the quarterback he’s had his eye on for nearly a year.

With the trade of Vernon Adams Jr. to Saskatchewan Tuesday, Jones said is excited to see what the young athlete can do in green.

Leon Draisaitl signed an eight-year deal with the Edmonton Oilers.
Leon Draisaitl signed an eight-year deal with the Edmonton Oilers. Jeff D’Andrea/paNOW Staff

Oilers lock up former Raider Draisaitl long term

By paNOW Staff
August 16, 2017 - 1:09pm

The Edmonton Oilers are paying former Prince Albert Raider Leon Draisaitl big money for a long time.

Draisaitl signed an eight-year, $68 million extension with the Oilers on Wednesday. That gives him an annual average salary of $8.5 million until the 2024-25 season.

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