Brian Sutherby
September 20 2013 12:35PM

Last night in New Jersey marked the first time you saw two players in a National Hockey League game circumvent the new rule where a player cannot remove his own helmet prior to a fight. Instead Brett Gallant and Krys Barch politely removed each other’s before throwing punches.

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The Betting Line

Jonathan Willis
September 20 2013 10:57AM

Yesterday, gambling website Bovada set their over/under numbers for five of the Oilers’ best forwards. Where do they see those players landing?

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Ryan Nugent-Hopkins: Seven more years

Jonathan Willis
September 19 2013 02:11PM


The Edmonton Oilers announced on Thursday that they had signed centre Ryan Nugent-Hopkins to a seven-year contract extension.

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Jason Gregor
September 19 2013 01:16PM

During the 2010 World Cup Larissa Riquelme became famous for cheering for Paraguay, or more accurately for how she looked while cheering for Paraguay. I know I'll never look as good as she does while cheering for a team, but I've found a new team to cheer for and I can't wait to cheer and jeer them on. (More on that later).

Before we discuss what jersey I will buy and what colour I'll paint my face, let's look at last night's Oiler victory.

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First Impressions

Jonathan Willis
September 19 2013 11:08AM

With Darnell Nurse serving notice in yesterday’s pre-season game that he isn’t about to go quietly into the night, with Jesse Joensuu crashing the net and scoring goals, and with new head coach Dallas Eakins making all kinds of sense, it should be easy for Oilers fans to be optimistic about the pre-season, despite a less-than-stellar record so far.

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