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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September 18 2013 06:49PM

There was no way for Kyle Brodziak to push his way past the first round picks and find an NHL job. Sure, he'd improved a lot since his draft day, but as fall 2007 brought shorter days and cooler nights, Brodziak faced an impossible task--how can a guy taken 214th overall win an NHL job over TWO first round picks?

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September 18 2013 01:38PM


We returned late last night from a jaunty jaunt to Las Vegas. We locked eyes with Joe Jonas, slapped hands with Enrique Iglesias and stood 5 feet away from a grumpy looking Lil Jon. To say that it was the experience of a lifetime is an understatement. 

So we are just getting our head wrapped around the recent renovations that Coach Eakins made to the dressing room Chez Oil. Old news to you perhaps but to a level 156 fanboy still floating in celebrity sighting heaven it's news over here.

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