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Golden Bear Anderson now an Oiler

Harlan Anderson (left) in his rookie year with the Bears From a CIS gold medal in hockey with the Alberta Golden Bears to a professional contract with the Edmonton Oilers, it’s proving to be a busy week for Golden Bears captain Harlan Anderson.

A Nation Exclusive: From the top—a discussion with Kevin Lowe

I had a chance to sit and talk one-on-one with Oilers GM Kevin Lowe at Rexall Place during this morning’s skate. Here are some of his thoughts from a wide-ranging discussion. We talked about how injuries have forced young players like Sam Gagner, Andrew Cogliano. Robert Nilsson, Tom Gilbert and Denis Grebeshkov into roles they…

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Hey Calgary, you still suck

As the boys in copper and blue make a improbable run towards the playoffs, even the most faithful Oil fans jumped on the Calgary bandwagon last night.

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Garon comes clean… sort of

Mathieu Garon still won’t say it’s his ankle that’s kept him out of the Edmonton Oilers line-up the last five games, but he admitted today he’s been injured since March 7.

Pouliot far from finished, kids

He’s been written off as finished by some fans, but considering Marc Pouliot is two months shy of his 23rd birthday, is it a stretch to suggest he’s just getting started?

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Sakic? No YOU Sakic!

I laughed. I cried. It gave me the best feeling I’ve ever had on a Saturday afternoon (except that time I saw a matinee of a generic, non-descript Jason Statham movie but that’s between Mr Statham and I).

The ‘Little Team That Thinks It Can’ still in it

From a February game against the Avs this season Destiny’s Team? OK, that’s a bit melodramatic, but you’ve got to wonder if the Hockey Gods are smiling on the Edmonton Oilers after today’s 7–5 win over the Colorado Avalanche at Rexall Place.