GDB 50.0 Wrap Up: Duck Huntin'

January 25 2017 10:58PM


Wrap Up

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Duck soup. Duck tartar. Roast duck. Duck skewers. Duck fried rice. Duck juice. Final Score: 4-0 Oilers

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GDB 50.0: Test versus the West

Jason Gregor
January 25 2017 02:12PM


Game Day

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

The Oilers sit in third place in the Pacific Division, ten points ahead of Los Angeles and Vancouver, who are tied for ninth in the Western Conference and one point out of the second wildcard spot. The Oilers have put themselves in a good position to end their ugly ten-year playoff drought.

Their focus is, of course, still on making the playoffs. However, the next two days present an opportunity for them to see how they match up against the two best teams in the Pacific.

We should always strive to challenge ourselves in life, and for the Oilers, who sit 10th in the NHL, their next challenge is to become competitive against top teams.

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WWYDW: Should the Oilers get a new backup goalie?

Jonathan Willis
January 25 2017 12:00PM


It isn’t debatable that Cam Talbot has had an excellent season. Edmonton’s starting goaltender leads the league with 43 appearances, two more than the next-busiest goalie, and has a very solid 0.919 save percentage.

More debatable is whether he should be playing so much, and what would happen to the Oilers if he got hurt. In this week’s edition of What Would You Do Wednesday, we ask whether Edmonton should look into getting a more experienced backup to lighten Talbot’s load.

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Real Life Podcast Episode 12: The Squirrel Grab

Real Life Podcast
January 25 2017 10:27AM

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In episode 12 we had a special last minute guest. Wanye's compound in Mexico was in lock down, his Internet was down and he wasn't available. So Struds and I started out discussing hockey and then we were joined by former Aussie Rules Footballer Josh Brown, who is currently residing in Edmonton and working for The Nation.

Brown was a beauty, and outside of his great Aussie accent he educated us on Aussie Rules Football and shocked Struds when he explained The Squirrel Grab.

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Kyla Lane
January 25 2017 07:00AM

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Everyone is entitled to mental health. Period. Unfortunately,  one in five Canadians will struggle with a mental illness, making mental health difficult to attain for many. With odds like that, each and every citizen of Canada will know at least one person who suffers from or has been affected by someone suffering from mental illness. And that’s why initiatives like Bell Let’s Talk Day are crucial in the quest of not only raising money for mental illness but bringing much-needed awareness to it.

I understand and apologize that this isn't a hockey article that you would normally come here to read, but this is a conversation that's definitely worth having. 

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