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FORE: MIND IF WE PLAY THROUGH?

Golf season for the Edmonton Oilers won’t officially begin until April 11, but they will get a two-day respite from the grind of a fifth straight season out of the playoffs with a two-day stint in Palm Springs, starting today.

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Bullets and Bad Guys

There has been much worry of late over NHL teams taking liberties with the Oilers best forwards. Ales Hemsky, Taylor Hall, Jordan Eberle and Sam Gagner have all suffered from cheap shots, late hits, borderline head shots and general poor conduct on the part of the opposition. Oilers management rolls out Steve MacIntyre in these cases, and…

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The Interminable Stupidity of “The Oiler”

The NHL’s marketing department has had a pretty good month, all things considered. The Winter Classic was largely a success. HBO’s 24/7 helped raise the profile of the game in the United States and added depth to the outdoor game. On the other hand, the “Guardian Project” is one of the worst ideas ever, right…