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PIPELINE (FORWARDS)

Since the day Edmonton moved their franchise to Oklahoma City, the minor league team has been producing talent for the big club. The ‘blip’ of last decade,when players were loaned to other organizations, is becoming a distant bell. The first Oklahoma City Barons team gifted the NHL Jeff Petry, Mark Arcobello and Chris VandeVelde. What…

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The Good and Bad of Summer 2017 (So Far): Atlantic Division

This is one part of a four-part, division-by-division series looking at the moves made by each team this offseason and what they still have left to do before the season begins.  The Panthers and Sabres are moving in a new direction again, the Lightning dealt with some housekeeping that should allow them to rebound next…

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Top 100 Oilers: Ryan Smyth (9)

“You can do anything if you try hard enough.” While that’s certainly an ethic to aspire to and something we’d like to believe is true, it’s not. It’s a damn lie. If trying hard was enough, if passion about a purpose was enough, Ryan Smyth would have his name engraved on the Stanley Cup today…