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Report: Vegas to select Reinhart

As the Vegas Golden Knights preparing to select their team tonight, reports are surfacing with information about who they will be taking. According to Sportsnet’s John Shannon, the Golden Knights will select Oiler Griffin Reinhart. The Oilers initially acquired the former Edmonton Oil King from the New York Islanders at the 2015 NHL Entry Draft.

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Thank you, Hendo

Last week, Matt Hendricks told Sportsnet that he’s 99% sure he won’t be returning to the Oilers next season. This totally makes sense to me: Hendo’s role in the lineup is slowly being filled by faster, more skilled guys. As much as it pains me to say this, his contract with the Oilers has come…

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Oilers’ Home Opener Announced

Mark your calendars, Oilers fans because the 2017-18 season is kicking off on October 4th at Rogers Place against the Calgary Flames. That means you have 105 days to wait, get yourselves hydrated, give your livers a break, and plan your Flame related taunting before the NHL kicks off for real.

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Random Thoughts: Busy week for NHL

The next four days should provide a lot of discussion. The NHL player awards are tonight. Will Connor McDavid get the Trifecta? The expansion draft will coincide with the awards and we’ll see who the Las Vegas Knights select, but the bigger story will likely be who they don’t choose and what trades they make. Some…

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Will McDavid win the Trifecta?

Tonight the NHL will unveil the Las Vegas Golden Knights roster, followed by an expected multitude of trades. The expansion draft has been a good off-season distraction, and while many will wait to see who the Knights select and trade, the NHL Players Awards will also be handed out. It is fitting that on an…

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Real Life Podcast Episode 32 – George Kingston

With the Expansion Draft on the tip of everyone’s tongues right now the intrepid trio chatted with George Kingston this week – Head Coach of the San Jose Sharks when they broke into the NHL in 1991 as well as Assistant Coach of the Expansion Atlanta Thrashers when they joined the league in 1997.