PHOTOSHOP AND DRAFT UPDATES

Wanye
April 23 2013 09:58AM

It was a two horse race in this Photoshop Contest this time around and we can't help but think that Kim Jong Un himself would have been pleased with the effort put forth this time around. And why not also plug in a crazy good Jay Z/Lana Del Rey mashup for some ambiance while we read?

Exactly.

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THE WAY I SEE IT

Robin Brownlee
April 22 2013 11:41PM

If the Oil Change folks put a soundtrack to a hockey season that's quickly turned into a bowel movement pie in the face for fans of the Edmonton Oilers, it should be kazoos and whoopee cushions. This is something that stinks so bad, it's funny. Low-brow stuff.

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GOOD ARROWS FROM OKC (NHLE)

Lowetide
April 22 2013 09:45PM

The Oklahoma City Barons regular season is over, and there's a summer's worth of interesting things to ponder. We begin by looking through the offensive numbers with Desjardins NHL equivalencies. (photos of Toni Rajala and Kristians Pelss courtesy Rob Ferguson. All rights reserved).

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GDB 45.0: OILERS/DUCKS ROUND TWO

Jason Gregor
April 22 2013 11:36AM

I'd love to see the NHL implement back-to-back games involving the same teams in the same city on a regular basis. You can't do it all the time, but three or four times a year would be a welcome change. The Oilers and Ducks will faceoff again tonight after Anaheim won 3-1 last night.

If the Oilers were in a playoff race, not a draft positioning race, these two games would have been great, but I still think we will see a bit more animosity and emotion tonight, than if the Oilers were playing another team.

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The Nuge and the Beach

Jason Strudwick
April 22 2013 09:03AM

 

 

Yesterday the Oilers announced that forward Ryan Nugent-Hopkins has been shut down for the season. He will undergo a fairly serious shoulder surgery that could take up to six months to heal.

I have been saying for a couple months that there was some issue with his shoulder.  I know he took some time off before the World Junior tournament to rehab it, so it wasn't like I was really breaking a story, but even without that there were signs.

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