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GDB minus-6: Putting up the Wall

Does anyone know what Bulk Barn is? If you’re wondering why I’m asking such a random question so early in the morning it’s because, the Oilers were supposed to be on the ice at nine, and as of this writing, I’m sitting here watching Khabibulin and goaltending coach Freddy Chabot do through the paces. Bulk…

The Edmonton Oilers End of Camp Roster

Looking at the current contracts and waiver eligibility of the group of players assembled at the Oilers’ training camp, I believe we can say with near certainty (barring a trade or injury) who will be playing with the team to start the season.

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Pat Quinn Post-Game Comments

The following is a transcript of Pat Quinn’s comments to the media following the Oilers 3-2 preseason win over the New York Islanders.  Audio is available at the Oilers’ official site.

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Picking the goat

Picking the Goat for the 2009-10 hockey season is almost more difficult than picking the Star. Firstly, one has to take a look at the team’s overall chances and the likelihood someone is going to take multiple blamings as the season wears on. The better your team, the less likely your goat is going to…

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GDB Minus-8: What you’ve waited all summer for

Yesterday, Wanye predicted his star of the year, which unofficially dropped the puck on another NHL season here on the Nation. Many of you will now enter at least 23 different NHL drafts or pools, you’ll perfect your game day routine, kiss your significant other and tell her you’ll see her in May (or April…

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Wanye picks his star

Today is a most glorious day – a day we uphold one of the most beloved traditions in the OilersNation. No today is not the day we collectively turn on some drive by commenter and cause him to run back to the Jonas Brothers forum. Today is 2009-2010 Star Picking Day©. So let’s gather round…

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Live at Training Camp 2009: Day Two

I learned from yesterday, so I wasn’t a keener and here for the first session at 8:15 that just involved drills and skating. Got here at 9:00 just as the zamboni was finishing up, and now we should see some scrimmaging.

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Live at Training Camp 2009

Check back here for updates throughout the day. I’m here at Rexall, hungover, and I’m not leaving until it’s all over. I’ll be adding updates at the end of this post, so check back and and your comments.

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Pass the lube: 2009 camp primer

Having already blown out 66 candles on his birthday cake, Pat Quinn wasn’t the first choice of a lot of fans to replace Craig MacTavish after he was shown the door last spring, but here he is.

Dany Heatley Traded to San Jose

The Calgary Cryer has finally been granted his wish, as the Senators dealt one of the league’s best goal scorers, Dany Heatley and a 5th round pick to the Sharks for Milan Michalek, Jonathon Cheechoo and a 2nd rounder.