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WJC Quarter-final Preview: Canada vs Czech Republic

Following an 8-2 dismantling of Team Switzerland, which even Swiss Head Coach Christian Wohlwend kind of predicted before the game even started, Canada will now shift their focus to the semi-finals as they continue their hunt for a World Junior gold medal.

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Cody Ceci???

I’m pretty critical of people in positions of power. Sometimes I’m accused of being too critical, perhaps even a touch negative when it comes to the Oilers, a team that appears poised to miss the playoffs for the 11th time in 12 years. So often before I write these things I sit back and think…

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Game Day Quick Hits: Edmonton Oilers vs. Anaheim Ducks

The Edmonton Oilers are nine points behind Anaheim. The Ducks have the final wildcard spot, and the Oilers have one game in hand, but they simply must win this game to stay in the race. Lose and they are eleven points out with 41 games to play. Some would argue seven points is too much…

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Taylor Hall for Cody Ceci was almost a thing

Over at TSN 1260, Darren Dreger appeared on The Nielson Show to talk Oilers, fishing for Mike Hoffman, and whatever else is going on, but the big nugget came when he spoke about a Taylor Hall trade that almost happened. 

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Chaos and the Oilers

The Chaos Theory is derived from a branch of mathematics, but we do know chaotic behaviour exists in weather, climate and even traffic. A stall on the high level bridge can lead to traffic snarls 20 blocks away. I’d argue it also exists in sports, and that the Edmonton Oilers are strong evidence for any…

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WWYDW: Coaching and Management

With the Oilers looking like they’re about to miss the playoffs after steamrolling their way into the dance only a season ago, the knives are starting to come out for coaches and management. In this week’s What Would You Do Wednesday, I want to get your thoughts on who’s to blame here, and ask what you would…