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GDB 40.0: Run the Big Dogs (8pm MT, SNW)

After tonight’s game in Vancouver, the Edmonton Oilers only have nine games in their next 36 days. Fatigue should not be an issue for the Oilers after Christmas until the return from the All-Star break, and that’s why whichever players are playing well tonight, I’d run them a lot. This is a big game against…

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Game Notes Oilers @ Canucks: Just Win

The Edmonton Oilers can give themselves a wonderful early Christmas present tonight if they can defeat the Vancouver Canucks — ideally, in regulation. The Pacific Division is very tight, and a regulation win would put Edmonton six points up on Vancouver. That is much more appealing than losing and having only a two-point cushion. Tonight…

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Happy Festivus, Nation!

If you’re a Seinfeld fan like I am you probably know that December 23rd is Festivus, a day where we’re all encouraged to air our grievances and celebrate feats of strength. And since we’re Oilers fans, I’m sure that we can all use this opportunity to get a few things off our chests.

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Monday Mailbag – Darnell Nurse’s next contract

Welcome, friends, to a Christmas week edition of the Mailbag which means we’ve got an opportunity for you to not only learn something but to also avoid your families for a few minutes. In this week’s Mailbag, we take a look at Darnell Nurse’s next contract, what gift Santa should have left under the Oilers’…