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This Woodcroft Guy

I liked Jay Woodcroft’s style from the moment he was introduced to assembled media as Dave Tippett’s replacement as head coach of the Edmonton Oilers. Standing, not sitting, at the podium in a power stance with his hands on his hips. I’m not sure why that image stood out for me, but it did. Here…

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GDB 77.0: Oilers Improvement In Both Ends (6:30pm MT, SNW)

Much of the focus on the Oilers’ improvement under Jay Woodcroft has been about the reduction in goals against and the Oilers’ defensive play. It makes sense since both have improved, but the offensive improvement under Woodcroft has been equally as good. And I mean exactly the same.

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Risky Business: Baby I’m a Star

I know I’ve said this a lot lately, but we’ve got another massive hockey game coming up that could push us towards locking down a playoff spot. That said, the Oilers have struggled against the Stars this year and I hope the boys will use that as motivation to get the job done. Edmonton Oilers vs…

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Game Notes Stars @ Oilers: Mike Smith Looks to Match Career High

The Edmonton Oilers have never had three consecutive shutouts. They’ve had back-to-back shutouts six times, including their previous two games when they blanked Nashville and Vegas by identical 4-0 scores. Expecting a third consecutive shutout tonight seems unlikely, although the New York Rangers posted their third in a row last night, but the Oilers will…

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Baggedmilk on #theLOCKERROOM: Edmonton Oilers Nearing Clinchmas

Happy Wednesday, Internet friends, and welcome to yet another chapter of your ol’ pal Baggedmilk’s adventures in radio. As I do every week, I jumped on the air with the boys on The Locker Room for a quick segment to talk about the Oilers while also offering my takes on anything else that’s going on…

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Feel Good Oilers Fans!

If you would have told me back on January 15th, the night that the Oilers lost to the Ottawa Senators on home ice and sunk to 21st in the NHL and 5th in their own division, that they would end the season as one of the hottest teams in the league, I would not have…