December 27 2014 11:31AM

The Edmonton Oilers are in Calgary tonight for the Battle of Alberta. The northern town's fanbase has been so beaten down expectations are low, low, low. There is a flicker of hope, a puncher's chance but the hockey Gods have been most unkind to Oilers Nation. Is tonight a night when good things happen?

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TCGD: Here Come The Germans

Shawn Reis
December 27 2014 09:00AM

Canada cruised by Slovakia with an 8-0 win yesterday and will look to keep the good times rolling against a vulnerable German squad tonight.

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The Roundup

Nation World HQ
December 27 2014 07:00AM

Flubber McGee 2014 Hockey Problems

2014 year in review, hockey's biggest problems, Johnny Hockey, Oilers goaltending, Team Canada, World Junior's, top prospects and more in this week's Roundup.

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Canada crushes Slovakia 8-0 in opener

Ryan Fancey
December 26 2014 09:19PM

As an annual tradition, the World Junior tournament begins with Canada facing off against an overmatched opponent before ramping things up over the next couple weeks. This year is no different, as tonight they opened things up on home ice against Slovakia, a team they've never lost to at this competition.

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December 26 2014 09:12PM

The world Junior Championships hold sway in this country in a way that can't possibly be justified by the actual prize at sake. No sir. The appeal of the WJ's is the "lore" of the event and many of the significant moments in the tournament's history have been provided by teenagers drafted by the Edmonton Oilers. What does this year's tournament hold for us? Hold on!

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