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GDB 43.0: Back to Work (5pm MT, CBC)

After a week on the sideline, the Edmonton Oilers will finally be back in action tonight as they face off against the Winnipeg Jets as the late early game on Hockey Night in Canada.

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GDB 41.0: Youthful Exuberance (5pm MT, SNW)

My seven year old son stepped on the scale yesterday and proudly declared, “I’m a 59 pounder.” His quest to reach 60 pounds continues. It seemed like only last month he was giddy as he closed in on 40 pounds, despite that being over two years ago. Having an upbeat, active and happy child is…

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GDB 39.0: Playoff Preview (5pm MT, SNW)

The four North playoff sports are virtual locks and there is a chance we could see an Edmonton/Montreal playoff series for the first time in 40 years. Their only playoff matchup occurred in 1981, when the 14th-seeded Oilers swept the third-seeded Canadiens in three straight games. The following season the NHL playoff format switched to…

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GDB 38.0: No Passengers Against Calgary (7pm MT, SNW)

The Edmonton Oilers are 4-2 against the Calgary Flames this season. They’ve outscored them 26-17. Thirteen players have scored a goal and 20 players have at least one point. They have defeated the Flames by getting offensive contributions throughout the lineup. It is trend they hope to continue tonight.

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GDB 36.0: Work For A Win (5pm MT, SNW)

Despite winning only two of their first eight games against Toronto, a regulation win tonight puts the Oilers only one point behind Toronto for first place in the North division. A win tonight likely won’t significantly alter their season, but it could give Edmonton a more positive outlook if they meet Toronto in the playoffs.

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GDB 33.0: Second Place on the Line (7pm MT, SNW)

There’s no time to waste thinking about last night’s win over the Flames because the Oilers are right back at it tonight against the Winnipeg Jets for the fifth round of their season series. With second place in the North division on the line, this one should be a beauty.