AT RANDOM

Robin Brownlee
November 24 2015 12:56PM

RogersPlace

Watching that new rink rise out of the ground downtown isn’t only a source of pride for citizens and fans of the Edmonton Oilers, it’s bumped the value of the franchise to $455 million, according to Forbes, which is more than double the $225 million the team was assessed at in 2011-12.

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TOP 100 OILERS: MIROSLAV SATAN (91)

Robin Brownlee
November 22 2015 01:30PM

Glen Sather is rightfully referenced as the architect who, in tandem with chief scout Barry Fraser, built the Edmonton Oilers into the team that would win five Stanley Cups and go into NHL folklore as the last true dynasty of the pre-salary cap era. 

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RE-LIVE THE EDMONTON OILERS 1984-85 SEASON

Robin Brownlee
November 19 2015 08:00AM

85Oilers

After putting the brakes on the juggernaut that was the New York Islanders and parading the 1984 Stanley Cup up and down Jasper Avenue, the only encore that would do for the 1984-85 Edmonton Oilers was to follow that up by keeping another date with the engraver.

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CLOSER BUT NO CIGAR

Robin Brownlee
November 17 2015 08:00AM

HorseShoe

The old saying is that close only counts in horseshoes and hand grenades, and maybe that’s why fans who believe the 2015-16 edition of the Edmonton Oilers is better than the team they watched a year ago get a headache when they look where the Oilers sit in NHL standings.

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WAITING ON CONNOR

Robin Brownlee
November 11 2015 10:05AM

Connor McDavid’s broken collarbone sucks on so many levels, not the least of which being he was a helluva lot of fun to watch and he was going to be a much-needed distraction for fans during yet another year out of the playoffs for the Edmonton Oilers.

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