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GDB -2.0: Saskatoon Delight

The Edmonton Oilers and Carolina Hurricanes will faceoff in Saskatoon for the second time in 48 hours tonight, and the Oilers will be looking for a much better performance than the effortless showing they had in Edmonton on Monday. The Hurricanes are 4-1 in the preseason, while the Oilers are 5-1. Carolina will dress a younger…

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WWYDW: Alternate Jerseys

Over the past few weeks, I’ve asked Oilersnation about depth forwards, defencemen, and how best to optimize the team’s superstars. Currently, the website is overflowing with discussions about how best to handle Kailer Yamamoto this year and the hot issue of athletes and politics. So for this week’s What Would You Do Wednesday, I want…

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Baggedmilk on #theLOCKERROOM: The Anthem and Cutting the Pre-Season

For some reason, the boys at the Locker Room over on 95.7 Cruz FM still think it’s a good idea to have me on their radio show on Wednesday mornings to talk Oilers and anything else that’s on their mind. Today we went over the anthem debate, the Penguins at the White House, and whether or…

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It Wasn’t The Plan

The reality is that I didn’t think it would be this way either. Even more so after the Young Stars tournament, I thought “It’s just not his year.” However, after the quality of linemates improved (drastically) and the structure of a professional environment kicked in, he really started to shine. Kailer Yamamoto looks like a…

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Athletes didn’t drag politics into sport – it was already there

The Pittsburgh Penguins found themselves in an untenable position this week. The 2017 Stanley Cup champions had a choice to make. They could tour the White House and meet the President of the United States, as previous winners have done, thereby enraging his many vocal detractors. Alternatively, they could skip the event, provoking the same…