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Recapping all of the first goals from last night

Last night was a roller coaster of emotions. This morning I’m feeling generally happy, but still disappointed that the Oilers even HAD to come back from a three-goal deficit. The comeback was incredible and I love everything again, but it’s hard to forget about those first two periods. Anyways, back to positives. A lot of “firsts”…

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Does referee Steve Kozari have a grudge with the Oilers?

Back on January 26th Connor McDavid had a goal disallowed against the Flames and then after scoring a beauty in the shootout this moment happened: McDavid scores in SO and skates by ref and says… "Check upstairs." Classic. — Jason Gregor (@JasonGregor) January 26, 2018 That referee was Steve Kozari. Fast forward to last night’s…

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Time for Yamo to go?

Is it time for Yamamoto to head down to Bakersfield?  Yup!  It’s what’s best for the player; it’s what’s best for the team right now. Yamamoto hasn’t looked completely out of place but I also think he doesn’t look like a guy who 100% belongs in the NHL. He’s a tweener right now and that’s…

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McDavid couldn’t care less about his NHL record

As you all probably know by now, Connor McDavid became the first player in NHL history to factor in on the first eight goals of an NHL team’s season last night. If you ask me, this is a bitter-sweet record to hold. Yes, it’s cool that Connor McDavid is scoring so many points and is…

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Oil Change: 20 Minutes of Fire

What a third period by the Edmonton Oilers. They erased a three-goal deficit and then Darnell Nurse went end-to-end in OT to win it. That was a gutsy effort by the Oilers. Two bad defensive breakdowns in the first period put them in a hole early, but they kept battling. When the Jets took a…