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GDB 28.0: Beat Up Blues (6pm MST, SNW)

Oilersnation watched in frustration, and some fear, when the Oilers played without Connor McDavid. It didn’t paint a pretty picture, but thankfully for the Oilers he will return to the lineup tonight. The St.Louis Blues aren’t as lucky. They are tied for last place in the NHL and tonight they will be without five regulars….

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At Random: Sweet Talker

Ken Hitchcock has been saying all the right things when it comes to managing goaltenders Cam Talbot and Mikko Koskinen since he took over as coach. Sweet-talker and savvy bench boss he is, Hitch has made sure to stress he likes both of his stoppers while pointing out he considers goaltending a strength of his…

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GDB Game Notes: Look Away — I’m Hideous!

One of the my favourite scenes in Seinfeld ends with Kramer’s infamous, “Look away, I’m hideous.” “What happened to your face, it looks like an old catcher’s mitt. It’s from all that smoke. You’ve experienced a lifetime of smoking in 72 hours. What did you expect?” saysJerry Seinfeld “Emphysema, birth defects, Cancer, but not this!…

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Baggedmilk on #theLOCKERROOM: Do we love Connor McDavid too much?

After a week off in Vegas, the boys at The Locker Room were back at work and that meant your boy Baggedmilk was back on the 95.7 Cruz FM airwaves to talk all things Oilers. This week, we look at Connor McDavid’s illness, whether or not Oilersnation loves him too much, and where I get my…

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The Search for Offence

Ken Hitchcock is facing a challenge, a big one. How do you create secondary scoring with this Oilers roster? The most important thing is winning and so far Hitch has found a way to get that done with a 4-2-1 record through his first seven games. The Oilers won his debut 4-3 in overtime but…