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Have I got a deal for you…

It wasn’t long ago that the rationale for handing out lucrative, long-term contracts to players like the pact the Edmonton Oilers signed Tom Gilbert to was: “It might seem like an overpayment now, but it will be a bargain two years from now.”

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Happy Gretzmas!

Every Nation has it’s official Holidays — and our boy Charlie and his crew in Lethbridge have the honour of coining the very first National Holiday in the OilersNation. Gretzmas.

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Moose Jaw Diaries

Where do you go when it’s freezing in your hometown? Somewhere warm? Somewhere you can sit on a beach and have a margarita? To a knitting convention in Missouri? Well we went to Moose Jaw and we got our drink on.

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Why?

Statistics and mathematical modeling have changed the way society functions.

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Blessing in Disguise?

Dany Sabourin, the ex-Pittsburgh Penguins backup goaltender who Edmonton acquired last weekend as part of the deal that sent Mathieu Garon out of town, cleared waivers as of noon on Wednesday.

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Calling all bandwagon-jumpers…

We have had four messages from buddies/readers that basically say, “WHOA, you can actually see the bandwagon start to fill up on the Nation right now can’t you?

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In it together

They’re in it together now. If for no other reason than that, I like the Edmonton Oilers’ chances of making the playoffs a lot more today than I did when this season began.