WWYDW: When does Cam Talbot get a break?

Jonathan Willis
November 16 2016 07:00AM

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Cam Talbot started his 16th game of the season and fourth consecutive game against the Anaheim Ducks last night. With the exception of a single game in a back-to-back set and 10 minutes in October, he’s been the Edmonton Oilers goaltender for every minute of the 2016-17 season.

Unfortunately for the Oilers, his play has slipped as of late. In this week’s edition of What Would You Do Wednesday, we ask if it’s time for Edmonton to give him a rest.

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GDB 17.0 Wrap Up: Sad Panda

baggedmilk
November 15 2016 11:02PM

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At least LA should be an easy rebound! Oh wait. Final Score: 4-1 Ducks

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GDB 17.0: Compete in the Pacific

Jason Gregor
November 15 2016 02:37PM

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The new playoff format puts an emphasis on being competitive within your division. Peter Chiarelli had to construct a team he felt could compete against Los Angeles, San Jose and Anaheim. He will have to alter some pieces in the coming years as the division changes, but for now the Oilers had to get bigger, more experienced and more competitive.

Tonight marks the first test against one of the top dogs in the Pacific. Have the Oilers closed the gap?

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Real Life Podcast: Episode Three

Jason Gregor
November 15 2016 12:19PM

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Our fearless founder Wanye is shovelling his way out of Iceland and once again was absent from the Podcast, but we had actor and comedian Wayne Jones join us.

We traded a Wanye for a Wayne. Clever.

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THE WHIPPING BOY

Robin Brownlee
November 15 2016 09:00AM


We in Oil Country seem to have a compelling need to single out a player and make him the whipping boy for the shortcomings of the Edmonton Oilers, to channel our frustrations over the failure of the team through them. Given the 10 years of ineptitude fans here have endured watching the Oilers miss the playoffs each and every year since 2006, that’s understandable -- even if it doesn’t make sense.

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