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Monday Musings: Oilers Erupt in 2020

The unpredictability of sports is what makes it so appealing. Whether it is game-to-game, week-to-week or even month-to-month, often we see massive swings from how teams and individuals perform. In December the Edmonton Oilers struggled mightily. Many pundits and fans were already writing them off. “Here we go again,” was said and written. It is…

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2 Guys and a Goalie pres. by Odds Shark Ep. 36- “I Didn’t Lick It”

Welcome to “2 Guys and a Goalie,” starring Dustin Nielson, Joaquin Gage, and Matt Kassian and presented by Odds Shark, Popeye’s Louisiana Chicken, and Sport Clips Haircuts. The show focuses on stories, notes, transactions, and everything else happening all around the NHL and the world of hockey. The boys open the show chatting about the…

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Draisaitl named 1st star of the week

Edmonton Oilers F Leon Draisaitl has been named the NHL’s first star of the week. Draisaitl scored two goals and six assists in three games last week helping the Oilers secure five of a possible six points.

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All For One

Nothing spawns clichés like the world of sports, and “playing for the next guy” ranks right up there with all the dressing room gems we’ve heard over the years. Seeing that talk actually take the form of action isn’t as common, but that’s what we are witnessing with the Edmonton Oilers now.

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WWYDW(ME): Playing Benson

In the wake of an injury to Joakim Nygard, the Oilers finally recalled Tyler Benson, one of the organization’s most promising prospects. With over 100 points at the AHL level, Benson had been knocking hard at the door demanding an opportunity to show what he could do at the NHL level.

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Monday Mailbag – Zack Kassian’s New Contract

Hello, hello! Welcome, friends, to another edition of the mailbag where I’ve taken your questions and turned them into a little bit of free learnin’ on a Monday morning. This week, we look at Zack Kassian’s new contract, Giordano’s knee on McDavid, Joakim Nygard’s injury, and a lot more. If you want in on next…