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The Capilano Rehab Injury Report – January 19, 2017

Has everyone recovered from the game last night? Good thing Canadian medical care is good, cause I’m pretty sure all of Edmonton was nearing a mass heart attack. Despite the odd, but amazing last second win, we lost a couple soldiers yesterday. Let’s get into it.

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Trade Talk and Goalie Tactics

The Oilers didn’t play a great game last night, but they won. “We won’t be perfect all season and putting two points in the bank is important. Come April, it won’t matter how this game was played, we’ll only know we have the points in the bank,” explained head coach Todd McLellan. He makes a…

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EVERYBODY’S GAME

(photo: Walter Tychnowicz – USA TODAY Sports) Heaven knows, the odds of making it to the NHL are long enough without adding ignorance and racism to the pile of obstacles. Your country of origin, the colour of your skin or your ethnicity shouldn’t be factors in pursuing and maybe even realizing that dream — any…

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TOP 100 OILERS: JORDAN EBERLE (35)

I’ve already dropped Jordan Eberle several spots on this Top 100 list based on what he’s done, or hasn’t done, since the start of this season. As of this writing (Jan. 4) Eberle is a moving target who is trending down. By the end of the season, he could be even lower in the eyes…

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GDB 47.0 Wrap Up: Nice Kitty

It may not have been prettiest game but a win is a win and the Oilers find themselves on a four-game winning streak. Final Score: 4-3 Oilers in OT

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WWYDW: Edmonton Oilers Trade Deadline Strategy

It’s the middle of January and the Edmonton Oilers are well-positioned to capture a playoff spot and perhaps even challenge for the division title in the Pacific. This opens up choices and possibilities to general manager Peter Chiarelli as the trade deadline nears—he could buy, sell or choose some sort of middle path. In this…

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GDB 47.0: Clawless Panthers

(photoshop: @NewfieMikey) The Panthers are without Nick Bjugstad, Jonathan Huberdeau and Aleksander Barkov. They lost 5-2 in Calgary last night. They are 27th in GF/G at only 2.28 and they are 24th in SA/G at 31.5. They are not close to the 103-point team of last season and the Oilers need to continue their run…