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Report: Oilers Unhappy With Strome Deal

Sometimes you’re just sitting there, watching Hockey Night in Canada — minding your own business — and someone says something that makes you think, “Well what were you expecting?” It happened to me when Nick Kypreos said that the Oilers were already disappointed with the Eberle/Strome trade and were thinking about moving Ryan Strome already.

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Game Day Notes: Washington Capitals at Edmonton Oilers

Leon Draisaitl makes a difference. We’ve been talking for a long time about LD as the next player who can push the river on his own line, but his extreme value to the McDavid line is once again obvious early in the 2017-18 season. A year from now, with Kailer Yamamoto turning 20, perhaps there…

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Alex Ovechkin gives his jacket to an Edmonton homeless man

For your feel good story of the day, I present to you a tale of Alex Ovechkin doing a kind thing for a homeless man in our city. Yesterday afternoon, The Sequel Cafe tweeted out that they saw Ovie giving his coat and hat to a homeless man in downtown Edmonton. 

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GDB 10.0: Capital Punishment (8pm MST, CBC)

The Edmonton Oilers play the Washington Capitals tonight, it should be a brilliant game drunk with fantastic plays delivered by ridiculous players. However, there’s also a ‘bad moon rising’ feel to the game. Why? Two reasons: the visiting team got caved in their last game and will arrive in a mood most foul. Also: The…