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GDB 37.0: DOWN TO THE DIRTY DOZEN

The Oilers took care of business and swept the Flames, two games they had to win, and now the real games begin. Nine of the Oilers remaining 12 games are against playoff teams, and this is the scenario the Oilers desperately wanted their young team to experience. The intensity will increase, and the youthful Oilers…

OILERS: GHOST RIDING THE WHIP

Before Wanye left Iceland to return to Canada, he text me asking me to bring back "Ghost Riding the Whip" if the Oilers swept the Shames. I can’t confirm if these two ultra-hip grandparents are related to Wanye, but I suspect they might be. If you watched the Oilers dominating 8-2 victory over Calgary tonight,…

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ALL HAIL HALL

In a game the Edmonton Oilers absolutely, positively had to win to prolong their playoff push, Taylor Hall threw his teammates on his back and carried them to an 8-2 butt-kicking of the Calgary Flames with what might be the best performance of his NHL career.