RE-LIVE THE EDMONTON OILERS 1998-99 SEASON

Robin Brownlee
June 15 2016 11:12AM

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The Edmonton Oilers would make the playoffs for the third straight season in 1998-99, but that seemed like a sidebar after an off-season of drama and upheaval that saw the team change hands as the Edmonton Investors Group took over ownership of the team from Peter Pocklington.

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Sitting Down with Ryder from Hot 107

baggedmilk
June 15 2016 07:00AM

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You've seen him on billboards and you've invited his sweet siren song into your ear holes, and today you will learn about the time that I had a sit down with Ryder from Hot 107. Here's part of our conversation. 

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Nation Network Prospect Profiles: #17 Dante Fabbro

Ryan Biech
June 15 2016 05:00AM

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Coming in as our 17th ranked prospect, is Penticton Vees defenceman Dante Fabbro.

The smooth skating defenceman was a force for what many expected to be the eventual BCHL champions. but their season was cut short after a 2nd round loss to West Kelowna. For Fabbro personally, the loss may have been a blessing in disguise as he was able to suit up for Canada at the U18 World Junior Championships. 

This allowed him to play against the top players from all over the world with hopes of mitigating the questions of whether his success at the junior A level in Penticton would translate. We think it did, thus he falls just outside of the top 15 for the 2016 NHL Entry Draft.

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Nation Network Prospect Profiles: #18 Charlie McAvoy

AWheeler
June 14 2016 10:00PM

Coming in at 18 on the Nation Network's prospect ranking is NCAA defenseman Charlie McAvoy. McAvoy combines strong skating, high hockey IQ, and superb vision to create a tantalizing package for a draft eligible defenseman. 

After the jump we'll take a look at McAvoy as a player with some risk, but also a great amount of upside.

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Speaking Of... Vegas Baby

Chris the Intern
June 14 2016 04:30PM

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The NHL dropped a massive bomb on the hockey world this morning by announcing that Las Vegas is the confirmed destination for the next expansion team. It's safe to say that nobody saw this coming, and we are still trying to wrap our heads around it.

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