Monday Mailbag - Who Are the Unsung Heroes?

February 06 2017 07:00AM

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If you're reading during the daylight then there's a good chance that you're using this mailbag as a means to kill company time, and for that I salute you. This week we take a look at All-Star Breaks, the heavy road schedule in February, the unsung heroes, and more. If you have a question you can always email me or hit me up on Twitter and I will slot you into the queue as quickly as possible. Until then, enjoy the free learning opportunity. 

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February 05 2017 06:50PM

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It was an eventful week in the Oilers organization, with a trade, recalls to the big club, and some much needed victories for the farm team. Here is the week that was. (Photo by Rob Ferguson, all rights reserved).

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Oilers demote three following win over Montreal

Jonathan Willis
February 05 2017 04:36PM


Anton Lander, Jordan Oesterle and Griffin Reinhart only just arrived on the Oilers roster, and already they're heading back to the farm. The trio were assigned to the Bakersfield Condors following Sunday's 1-0 shootout win over the Canadiens, though one or more of them may not be there long.

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GDB 55.0 Wrap Up: No goals, no problem

February 05 2017 02:20PM


Game Day

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All hail Talbot! Final Score: 1-0 Oilers in the shootout

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February 05 2017 09:00AM


We love HOME games; have Liquor Depot deliver in under an hour. Click, pick, sit back and watch the game.  

Oh my. Words cannot describe the joy I felt when Andy Moog stoned the giant Habs in the 1981 playoffs. Montreal was the No. 3 seed (behind the Islanders and Blues) and Edmonton came in as No. 14 seed (ahead of only Pittsburgh and Toronto). The Oilers scored three goals (one from Anderson, two from Kurri) in the first period and hushed the home crowd on the way to winning 6-3. Won Game 2 in Montreal, too. Then came home and swept les Habitants 6-2. All details are here, my thanks to Steve Lansky. Andy Moog faced 96 shots, stopped 90, for a .938 save percentage. He was beyond glorious, Claude Ruel never knew what hit him. Music!

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