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Robin Brownlee
October 19 2015 10:11AM


When the Edmonton Oilers lost their first four games heading into back-to-back outings on the road against Calgary and Vancouver on the weekend, I had them marked down for a 0-6 start. They don’t beat the Flames. They don’t beat the Canucks. That was the book on them.

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RE-LIVE THE EDMONTON OILERS 1982-83 SEASON

Robin Brownlee
October 16 2015 12:01PM

82-83EdmOil

Having had the smirk slapped right off their faces in mid-strut by the Los Angeles Kings – to the delight of many – in the opening round of the 1982 playoffs, the Edmonton Oilers had all the motivation they could possibly need heading into the 1982-83 season.

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TAKE YOUR BEST SHOT

Robin Brownlee
October 13 2015 11:01AM


With a 0-2 record and just one (fluke) goal to show for those two games, the Edmonton Oilers need to start finding ways to put the puck in the back of the net when they face the Dallas Stars in Texas tonight. I know, thanks for the insight, tips.

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TOP 100 OILERS: SCOTT MELLANBY (95)

Robin Brownlee
October 12 2015 10:44AM

Mellanby

If you had a dollar for every time a NHL general manager has said over the past 20 years he coveted a forward who was not only talented, but big and tough with a nasty edge to him, you could probably retire quite comfortably. Players like that don’t grow on trees.

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THE WAY I SEE IT: MY 2015-16 PRIMER

Robin Brownlee
October 06 2015 01:16PM

Preview

Sports fans and media types alike love making predictions. If we’re right, or even remotely close, we can say,” I called it,” whether our choice of crystal ball is flipping a coin, reading tea leaves, delving into analytics or relying on the still-popular combination of gut and eyeballs.

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