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WWYDW: Jordan Eberle, Taylor Hall or Ryan Nugent-Hopkins?

In this week’s edition of What Would You Do Wednesday, we’re going to start with a simple assumption: The Edmonton Oilers are going to trade one of their expensive forwards, both to land a quality defenceman and with an eye to the club’s long-term salary cap health. This assumption may or not be true, but…

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Some clarity for Nurse

In today’s ultra reactive age of social media it is important to take a step back and analyze the facts of a situation sometimes. After Darnell Nurse did his best Frank Costanza impression (“Many Christmases ago, I went to buy a doll for my son. I reached for the last one they had, but so…

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GDB 69.0: HOME ICE ADVANTAGE – Trying to tread water

Todd McLellan will try to patch together three defensive pairings to compete against the surging San Jose Sharks. The Sharks are the fourth highest scoring team in the NHL, with Joe Thornton leading the way scoring 37 points in his last 29 games. McLellan admitted his D pairs are in pencil, and could change often…

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Capilano Rehab Centre Injury Report – March 8, 2016

Here goes another week of writing bad news in the injury report. The only two things keeping me positive about all these injuries is the fact that our playoff hopes are essentially dead (meaning we don’t need a healthy roster for an early off-season), and Connor McDavid (for obvious reasons).

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RE-LIVE THE EDMONTON OILERS 1991-92 SEASON

The dismantling of the dynasty that was the Edmonton Oilers continued in 1991-92 as owner Peter Pocklington and GM Glen Sather all-but completed a total teardown of the Boys on the Bus by stripping away more key pieces in pre-season deals – Mark Messier, Glenn Anderson and Grant Fuhr.

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THE PACIFIC WAR ROOM

  In an effort to keep fans aware of the comings and goings of the other teams in the Smythe Pacific Division… The fine folks at The Royal Half have created the Pacific War Room… a wrap-up of the past week in the Pacific from some of the best and brightest bloggers who cover Pacific Division teams. In order of the Pacific…

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WE MAY NEVER PASS THIS WAY AGAIN

They arrived in the fall of 2010, determined to impact the NHL and lead the Edmonton Oilers to victory. In September 2016, after years of missing the playoffs, one or both men could be gone. (Photo by Sarah Connors)

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Without Davidson

Just because the Oilers and their fans haven’t suffered enough, Brandon Davidson’s leg was brutally murdered by the 260 lb hockey equivalent of The Punisher – Dustin Byfuglien. 

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Condors Lose Costly Divisional Matchup

The Bakersfield Condors had a chance to get themselves into a tie for the last playoff spot in the AHL’s Pacific Division on Sunday. Instead, they are now four points back after a game that saw them take far too many penalties and not get a key save when they needed it the most.

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North By NorthGretz Podcast Episode 19

WE’RE BACK! This week the boys talk about Nuge being snubbed for the World Cup of Hockey, the Oilers actually winning some games for once, and Chiarelli’s work at the trade deadline. Next Jeanshorts and Baggedmilk compete in another round of Chris’ Trivia Battle Royale, then it’s time for an always educational edition of Ask…