Real Life Podcast: Episode Ten

Jason Gregor
January 11 2017 09:00AM

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Many topics to discuss on the podcast.

We start with Patrick Laine getting crushed by McCabe.

Struds wasn't buying what the Oilers were selling when it came to how they handle Jesse Puljujarvi.

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A WELL-WORN WELCOME MAT

Robin Brownlee
January 11 2017 07:00AM

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The Edmonton Oilers have a brand new arena in Rogers Place, which is likely the nicest rink in the NHL, after moving lock, stock and Gretzky statue out of aging and outdated Rexall Place. Shiny. Flashy. It's a sharp-looking joint if ever there was one.

What the Oilers don’t have 19 games into their first season at their swank new downtown arena is the kind of record that’s going help them make the playoffs after 10 years on the outside looking in. While the 2016-17 version of the Oilers is better overall than anything we’ve seen in recent seasons, it’s the same old, same old when it comes to taking care of business at home.

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GDB Wrap Up 43.0: First Place is Overrated Anyway

baggedmilk
January 10 2017 09:56PM


Welp... Final Score: 5-3 Sharks

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GDB 43.0: Improve at Home

Jason Gregor
January 10 2017 01:30PM

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The Oilers have nine home victories, the fewest of any Western Conference playoff team. The good news is their 12 road victories are the most in the Western Conference. But as they begin a six-game home stand tonight against the San Jose Sharks, the Oilers are focused on improving their record in the Ice District.

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Connor McCaptain named to All-Star team

Zach Laing
January 10 2017 12:00PM

This morning, Connor McDavid was named the only Oilers representative to this year's NHL All-Star Game.

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