Lose the Battles but Win the War

Jason Strudwick
March 29 2014 03:33PM

I am always amazed how sometimes hockey makes no sense. The Oilers win on Friday night must be driving the Ducks coaches and players over the edge. Other than two areas, the Ducks played a very strong game. Usually against a weaker team two areas don’t make a big difference.

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Well Done Yak, Well Done

Jason Strudwick
March 16 2014 10:18PM

Nail Yakupov

Since March 13th’s game against the Blues, as a group the Oilers have been much more engaged. Twice the Blues surrounded Taylor Hall and there were none of his Oiler teammates to be found. In my last entry I detailed the reasons this is unacceptable on any closely knit team.

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“I got your back!”

Jason Strudwick
March 14 2014 09:54AM


Everyone has said the phrase above to a family member or friend at some point in their lives.

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Olympic Hockey Thoughts

Jason Strudwick
February 22 2014 10:03AM


I played with many Russians in my time in professional hockey. I was always amazed by their skill and skating ability. After being traded to the Vancouver Canucks, during my first practice I was taught a harsh lesson on Russian ability by Pavel Bure and Alexander Mogilny.

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Wakey, Wakey, Eggs and Bacon!

Jason Strudwick
January 30 2014 12:48PM


The Oilers start their four game road trip off with a tough match up this Saturday against the Boston Bruins. The Bruins are playing well and they will want to bank points going into the Olympic break.

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