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Going to the End of the Line

The Oilers claimed Taylor Chorney from St. Louis yesterday, making a crowded situation in OKC almost impossible. When everyone is healthy in Edmonton, the NHL-AHL depth chart is going to be as deep as it’s been in years. And hold on! There are more kids coming. Someone is going to get lost in the flood.

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GDB 16.0: OIL CHANGE IN THE MOTOR CITY

It’s not very often the Edmonton Oilers find themselves looking down at the Detroit Red Wings in Western Conference standings in November, as is the situation going into tonight’s game at Joe Louis Arena. That’s a perspective that could change in a hurry.

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When War Wasn’t An Analogy: Remembering Conn Smythe

Conn Smythe and others enlisting in 1939 at Maple Leaf Gardens. The relationship between professional sports and the military has long been a complicated one. To outside observers the NFL often seems like another branch of the American Military. Don Cherry sets aside time each week on Coach’s Corner to remember the fallen men and…

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COACH FOR A DAY: WINGIN’ IT

There’s every likelihood Tom Renney will tweak his line-up for Friday’s game against the Detroit Red Wings at Joe Louis Arena, and he certainly should in the wake of a 6-3 loss to the Boston Bruins.