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GDB 68.0: Rested and ready?

For the 19th time this season the Oilers will play after two or more days between games. Does more rest equate to more success? It does slightly. The Oilers are 6-11-1 (33.3 winning%) when playing after two+ days without a game, they are 12-21-8 (29.2 W%) when playing with one day between games and they…

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REDBULL CRASHED ICE GOING DOWN THIS WEEKEND

For the past few weeks there has been a team of experts crawling all over the River Valley building what looks like a bobsled track set to “maximum danger.” Now dozens of athletes from around the world are descending on Edmonton, ready to put on what promises to be a hell of a free show for…

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If the Oilers pick third overall at the 2015 draft

There is no secret about who the first and second overall picks of the 2015 Draft will be. Connor McDavid, a true franchise talent, will go first overall. Jack Eichel, a legitimate first overall selection in most years, will go second. If the Oilers end up with the third overall pick – a distinct possibility…