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Why won’t teams offer sheet Andreas Athanasiou?

It was reported on Tuesday morning – however credible the rumour – that Detroit Red Wings forward Andreas Athanasiou is dangerously close to heading overseas for a year in the KHL. From all angles, it’s a smart move for the skater. Athanasiou finished the 2016-17 season with a whopping 18 goals in 64 regular season…

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Spend the money and find this year’s Kris Russell

Yesterday morning I stepped outside to light my barbeque and begin my preparations for the Eskimos annual Labour Day game in Calgary (for me the barbeque was the best part of the day), and I noticed that it didn’t feel like summer anymore. That I was barefoot and standing on concrete helped drive the point…

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Countdown to season: Question 5 and the future

The Edmonton Oilers have finally passed the stage of waiting for their potential to arrive. We can now discuss the present and the truth is the Oilers will be a contending team for the next decade. That doesn’t guarantee they’ll win a Stanley Cup, but they should be a top-ten team every year. The salary…