GDB 70: Against the Avs, Roloson's 26th straight start

Jason Gregor
March 19 2009 04:20PM

Edmonton Oilers goaltender Dwayne Roloson starts his 26th straight game tonight against the Colorado Avalanche

Lucky number 26? If 13 is widely considered unlucky by many, I wonder if double the amount is twice as bad or if there’s no significance what so ever.

Either way, Dwayne Roloson will start his 26th straight game tonight against the Avs. An Oiler win tonight should get JDD his first start since November 30, tomorrow in Chicago.

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Around The Blogosphere: Quinquatria

Jonathan Willis
March 19 2009 01:39PM

The Minerva Temple in Rome. Apparently, this has something to do with Oilers hockey.

Today being the 19th of March, no doubt everyone’s been busy celebrating their favorite ancient Roman holiday! This one day festival was dedicated to Minerva, who was busy even by mythological standards: she served as the virgin goddess of warriors, poetry, medicine, wisdom, commerce, and crafts. She also invented music; without her help, Hall & Oates would never have come up with the epic sound of Private Eyes (clap clap).

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Ranking Goalies By Wins

Jonathan Willis
March 19 2009 10:58AM


With Martin Brodeur setting the all-time record for wins, the question of whether he is one of the greats or the greatest goaltender of all time has come to the fore of late.

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Top Twenty Goaltenders and the Oilers Biggest Summer Decision

Jonathan Willis
March 18 2009 04:33PM


Most people here are probably familiar with the policy of Ken Holland in Detroit regarding goaltenders.

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Top o' the Morning!

March 18 2009 09:50AM


For once the Edmonton Oilers could point to someone on Rexall Ice that was smaller and more fragile than any of their players.

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