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By the Numbers: What We (Kinda) Know So Far

So, the Edmonton Oilers are off to a fantastic start. 5-1-0 after six games, something that they haven’t done since the glory days of the 80s. Though their winning streak to start the season was snapped last night against the then-winless Chicago Blackhawks, the team played well enough that they could’ve pulled out their sixth…

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30 Years Ago Today: Gretzky Becomes the Greatest

It was on this date, October 15th, thirty years ago in 1989 that Wayne Gretzky scored his 1, 851st career point, surpassing Gordie Howe in total career points, and thus becoming the greatest of all time. THIS DATE IN 1989: Wayne Gretzky passed Gordie Howe to become the all-time NHL scoring leader, a title he…

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Early Returns

The Edmonton Oilers returned home from their first road trip of the season with six of a possible eight points and an overall record of five wins and one loss. You’ll take it.

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Finding the depth scoring

The Oilers lost their first game of the season last night by a score of 3-1 to the Chicago Blackhawks. For the first time all year, Edmonton had a difficult time putting the puck in the back of the net.