Real Life Podcast Episode 14: The Grammys, NHL and having a massage with your mom

Real Life Podcast
February 14 2017 04:00PM

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This week on Real Life Jason Strudwick and Jason Gregor discussed many things. Due to their technical ineptitude, Wanye Gretz sat yelling into his computer, but no one heard what he said. he will be back next week.

The boys discussed the Grammys, Struds couldn't hide his bitterness towards Celine Dion, as well as the struggles of the Habs, the Leafs bad defence and the Oilers sudden lack of offence.

Then it got a little odd...

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An Oiler Valentine's Day

Zach Laing
February 14 2017 09:00AM

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Are you struggling to find that perfect Edmonton Oilers related Valentines Day card for the significant other in your life? Are you having a tough time finding a card that perfectly conveys your feelings? Well, look no further, as resident Oilers photoshopper @isuckatpicking has you covered.

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Top to Bottom — Trade Deadline Edition: Pacific Division

Cam Lewis
February 14 2017 07:00AM

This is a four-part series analyzing where each NHL teams stands heading into the trade deadline based on the context of each division, and the short- and long-term implications of buying or selling with the expansion draft around the corner. 

The Pacific Division is completely wide open. Though San Jose appears to still be the cream of the crop, the Oilers have showed flashes of brilliance, and the Ducks and Kings have a track record of previous success. The Canucks and Flames are in a difficult situation determining whether to buy or sell, while the Coyotes have known for months that their season is over. 

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Monday Musings: Offence MIA

Jason Gregor
February 13 2017 02:47PM

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How quickly things can change. Ten different Edmonton Oilers scored 15 total goals during three victories prior to the All-Star break. However, over the five games played since the All-Star break, the team has only scored four goals.

In a span of two weeks they've dropped from seventh overall in goal scoring down to 13th. They've been shutout twice in their past five games, after being shutout only once in their first 51 games, a night when Craig Anderson was playing with a heavy heart due to his wife Nicholle's recent cancer diagnosis.

Secondary scoring has not been an issue all season. The Oilers aren't a top-five team, but they've been comfortably in the 6-10 range up until the past few games.

The issue has been their unwillingness to battle in the tough areas.

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Monday Mailbag - Solving the Secondary Scoring Problem

baggedmilk
February 13 2017 07:30AM

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The weekend is over, you're back at work, and you need a way to kill some time. I get it, and I'm here to help. As always, I present you with another edition of the Monday Mailbag to help guide you through those workplace lulls. The mailbag only works because of you guys, and if you have a question you can email it to me at baggedmilk@oilersnation.com or hit me up on Twitter at @jsbmbaggedmilk. Enjoy the break from productivity, friends. 

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