Last Call for the Nation Charity Playoff Pool

baggedmilk
April 14 2014 01:15PM

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Playoffs? We're talking playoffs...playoff pools to be specific.

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THANKS SMYTTY

Wanye
April 14 2014 11:05AM

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I attended Ryan Smyth’s NHL debut back in 1995. I was 14 at the time and I can clearly remember the game like it was yesterday. He had been playing most of the year in Moose Jaw and popped in for a few unremarkable starts before making a splash the following year. I was more hyped on Jason Bonsignore at the time but clearly recall "the other Ryan" from the 1994 draft suiting up and taking to the ice at Rexall Place. 

20 years later I was at his retirement game. No longer in junior high, no longer needing rides from my mom to the game and back. I’m a completely different person. Ryan Smyth however is exactly the same person he was so many years ago. Still reppin the same ageless mullet and happy grin. Still grinding it out along the boards and standing in the line of fire in front of the net. Still happy to be an Oiler above anything else.

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WILL NEXT YEAR BE BETTER?

Jason Gregor
April 14 2014 10:50AM

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The Oilers playoff drought is now eight seasons, tying them for the 2nd longest playoff drought in one city with Boston, 1960-1967, and Washington, 1975-1982. Florida fans hold the record for enduring the longest heartache after watching the Panthers miss for ten consecutive seasons.

Can the Oilers improve by 25 points and be in playoff contention next season?

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HELLO!

Lowetide
April 13 2014 01:53PM

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Yesterday, we had a look at Craig MacTavish's roster exits. Today, we look at what he brought in to change the team's fortunes.

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GDB Wrap Up: Canucks @ Oilers

baggedmilk
April 12 2014 10:59PM

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WE DID IT! Ryan Smyth was wearing the C! Well done, Nation! *standing ovation* Final Score: 5-2 Oilers

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