UPDATED! GDB LXXXI: The real, Final Countdown

April 10 2010 12:23PM

Well, Nation fans, this is it. The second-last game to cap off on another year. A year that failed to meet expectations, for sure. But hope lies on the horizon. And it's not just because Europe is performing a live version of the Final Countdown as you view this post, either.

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Robin Brownlee
April 09 2010 06:17PM

Sam Gagner won't celebrate his 21st birthday until Aug. 10, but he has three NHL seasons on his resume and was talking the other day about playing a role in helping welcome young players into the pro ranks with the Edmonton Oilers next season.

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April 08 2010 05:20PM

We are in Calgary for the week and other than an overwhelming desire to try and date our own cousin, we are proud to report that the City has had little to no effect at all on us. Though it made us feel sick to our very stomach, we agreed to meet FlamesNation writer and Fan 940 correspondent at Flames Central for a beer last night and discuss the demise of the Flames.

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UPDATED: Around the League - April 8, 2010

Jason Gregor
April 08 2010 03:26PM


The debate over who is better, Taylor Hall or Tyler Seguin, will reach new heights now that the NHL Central Scouting final rankings had Seguin first and Hall second. For the past few months many posters, fans, bloggers and members of the media have said Hall was the best, however, I’ve been a believer that the Oilers, or whoever picks first should take Seguin. I’m not sold he is a better player, but he plays the more influential position; centre.

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Oilers vs. Avalanche Postgame: All’s Well That Ends Well?

Jonathan Willis
April 08 2010 09:23AM

Edmonton Oilers: 5

Colorado Avalanche: 4 (OT)

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