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TRAIN KEPT A ROLLIN’

We are quickly reaching the point where "if" gives way to "when" in regard to Jonathan Cheechoo resuming his NHL career. It may not come this season, and it may not be with the Oilers, but the Cheechoo train is rollin’ and at some point someone is going to notice.

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RYAN’S HOPE

There’s not an Oiler fan alive who isn’t wishing the best for Ryan Whitney. It was heartening to see him play a solid game and score a goal last night for the blue and orange. Is this a preview of coming attractions?

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GDB 20.0: BATTLING THE BLUES

Gotta love the passion of Oilers fans. Screaming, pointing, worried and concerned about one of their players, and tonight you’ll do the same as the Oilers look to finish the first third of their nine-game road trip on a high note in St. Louis. The Oilers shouldn’t have got a point in Chicago, but they…

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Podcast Pilot

I’m excited to show you guys this new pilot project! We don’t have a name yet, but we’re going to be talking about sports over beer at Tallboys’ in downtown Toronto at 838 Bloor Street. For the first week, I sit down for a pop with Jeff Veillette aka Jeffler of Leafs Nation, and Thomas…

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MINOR CELLY AND FINAL PARTY PLEA

A 5-1 over Dallas in Dallas last night? Jeff Petry scoring in two straight games? The rookie party must have been one hell of a morale raiser for the Mighty Oil because that was as complete of a game as we have seen in awhile from the Copper and Blue and Orange and Blue. Time…

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NATION PROFILE: BILL RANFORD

He arrived as something of an unknown, partial payment for fan favorite Andy Moog. In the spring of 1990, when fans were aghast at his poor play against Winnipeg, Bill Ranford turned on a dime and posted a performance for the ages. Oiler fans watched in awe, as Ranford rewarded them with a Conn Smythe…

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A COMPLETE EFFORT

The Oilers played one of their most complete games of the season en route to a 5-1 victory in Dallas. They worked harder, won more one-on-one battles, and they finally had a few breaks go their way. Their 9-game road trip is off to a great start.