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THE KENTWOOD HOCKEY DRAFT FINALE

Remember that time you signed up for the free Kentwood Ford Draft at kentwoodhockey.com? Remember, how you had a chance to win a two-year lease on a brand new Ford Escape just for picking players out of magic boxes? Yeah, that was sweet. I’m totally gonna win this thing… *checks standings* DAMMIT!

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Around the NHL…

Upon completion of tonight’s four games the NHL will reach the 60% mark of the season (740 of 1230 games) as they head into the All-Star break. It is interesting to see which teams have improved as the season has progressed, and which ones have fallen back after a decent start. The Oilers have been near…

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WWYDW: Trade Deadline Strategy Revisited

Back in mid-December, we discussed in general terms whether the Oilers should be buyers, sellers, or pursue some sort of hybrid approach at this year’s trade deadline. We’re now almost exactly a month away from deadline day. Since last year the trading started in earnest at right around this point it’s worth considering in more…

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How does Benoit Pouliot compare to his peers around the NHL?

“Benoit Pouliot is not a top-six forward” is a phrase which has some currency in its various forms in Edmonton right now. It’s wrong, but it persists because the average person doesn’t walk around with a 180-name list of top-six NHL forwards (six forwards multiplied by 30 teams). Let’s take a look at where Pouliot…

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The Connor’s Better Photoshop Contest

It’s been 37 games… Can you believe it? From the time that Connor McDavid went down on November 2nd, we’ve waited 37 McDavidless games for his return. Needless to say, it’s been tough. Fortunately, the wait is nearly over and we’re celebrating with a Photoshop contest.