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It’s time for the Oilers to play Laurent Brossoit

Once the Edmonton Oilers get out of their current five-day break, they’re going to need a backup goaltender, which means that it’s time for the club to put some faith in long-time prospect Laurent Brossoit. As much as there’s risk in trusting a rookie, Brossoit is as likely to get the job done as almost any…

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TOP 100 OILERS: DAVE SEMENKO (32)

Years before I arrived in Alberta late in 1989, I remember thinking while watching Dave Semenko pummel anybody who even looked at Wayne Gretzky wrong, “Man, that dude is big and tough and mean.” When we eventually met, up on the catwalk at Northlands Coliseum in a corner where smokers gathered, I remember thinking the…