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20 takes at the 20 game mark

We have hit the 20-game mark of the year, which means we’re basically a quarter of the way through the regular season. For the Oilers, this has been a nearly perfect start. They’re 15-5-0 and currently sit first in the Western Conference in wins and points percentage. They’re also tied for second in the league…

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How Good Are the Oilers?

Through 20 games the Edmonton Oilers are off to the second-best start in franchise history at 15-5. Only the 16-3-1 start in 1983-84 was better. The hot start doesn’t guarantee success in the playoffs — nothing any NHL franchise does in October or November can impact how it performs in the postseason — but winning…

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After 20

As much as I liked the odds of the Edmonton Oilers winning the Pacific Division before the season started, I didn’t expect that we’d see a 15-5-0 record at the quarter-mark of the schedule, even under the best of circumstances. What we’ve seen has not been that. Far from it.