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The Package Deal

In hockey, like out in the business world, there’s something to be said for fit and familiarity as they pertain to the people you work with. It’s no surprise, then, those factors come into play with most NHL coaching staffs. All things being equal, most people prefer to work alongside those they know, trust and…

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GDB 40.0: King Size Challenge (7:30pm MST, SNW)

The Edmonton Oilers begin 2018 in the unenviable 13th position in the Western Conference. They are seven points back of Anaheim, with a game in hand, for the final wildcard position. Minnesota, Chicago, Calgary and Colorado are also ahead of them in the race for eighth place in the west. The Oilers were brutal against…

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Game Day Quick Hits: Edmonton Oilers vs. Los Angeles Kings

Sports always seems to possess a feeling of, “what have you done for me lately.” Seven months ago Edmonton Oilers fans felt 2017 was one of the best years of their sporting-fan life. The Oilers were in the playoffs for the first time in eleven years, they won a round and then went to game-seven…

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WJC Quarterfinal Preview: Canada vs Switzerland

Obviously, every team at the World Juniors would love to run the table and go 7-0, but sometimes a little adversity can help fuel a team to a gold medal. The outdoor loss to the USA on December 29th served as a reminder to Team Canada that no matter how fragile the opposition appears to…

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Top 5 Oilers Goals of 2017

We’ve made it to 2018 and that means one final look back at the year that was. Previously, we took a look at the Top 3 hits and saves and the Top 5 fights from the last calendar year. For the last segment of the series, I’m going to count down the top 5 goals from…