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Zack Kassian: A Story of Redemption

Alcoholism is brutal. I’ve seen many loving, intelligent and strong people succumb to the disease. My uncle Mike was extremely generous. He loved his daughters. He loved music and he was always helping people who were down on their luck. He was also an alcoholic. He tried to quit many times. He would remain sober…

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Training Camp Battle: Right Wing and Jesse Puljujarvi

If we assume Leon Draisaitl plays about half of his games at right wing this coming season, that means there are 287 “man games” to distribute among the other starboard wingers in the coming year. The battle ahead will be a year-long process and by spring we should have a very good idea about Edmonton’s…

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Top 100 Oilers: Doug Weight (10)

Doug Weight was always one of the most honest and candid players I came across during all my years covering the Edmonton Oilers. That said, it’s not surprising that the future captain of the Oilers admitted after being acquired from the New York Rangers in March 1993 that, at the time, he probably couldn’t find…