October 10 2010 12:31PM


Behold this most auspicious day of revelry: 10-10-10. Not to be confused with 09-09-09 which we heartily mocked a little over a year ago on this very same site. Yet again, people seem to be losing their minds over these repeating date dates, but we for one didn't see anything to get excited about until we were chatting on the Twitters this morning.

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The Kids Are Alright

October 10 2010 07:41AM

This is Tyler Pitlick in a Medicine Hat Tiger uniform. The town gave us Lanny McDonald, Donny Murdoch, the Gassoffs, Ken Holland, Jim Nill, Tom Lysiak, Pete Peeters, Jay Bouwmeester and the legend that is Stan Weir; how is Pitlick doing in the town where you cannot get a ticket to a game?

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Lucky 13: Thoughts Of A Nation

Jonathan Willis
October 09 2010 11:29PM

Thinking on Robin Brownlee’s “Lucky 13” exercise, I realized that it’s more than a contest between the readers and the writers, the bloggers and the professionals, or whatever other distinction one chooses to make. It’s also a chance to see how the readers of Oilers Nation view their team at the dawn of the season.

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October 09 2010 09:46PM


On November 27, 2007 we launched roughly 45 days past our target date of the start of the season. January 28, 2008 we launched, a mere 27 days past our deadline of "New Years or bust." April 10, 2009 saw the launch of completely missing our goal of "catching the wave of playoff drive fever."

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Jason Gregor
October 09 2010 05:35PM

Does the Oilers potential offensive depth rank up there with the greatest in the history of the NHL, or even in Oilers' history? It depends on what you consider to be offensive depth. If you have superstar players, then it is much harder to spread the wealth throughout your lineup. 

But the suggestion that seven 40+ players is unrealistic, or would put the Oilers in a class with the greatest offensive depth ever, is simply incorrect.

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