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GDB -7.0: Battle of the Backups (8:30 pm MST, SN1)

I can understand if there was a collective shudder across Oilersnation last night as Mikko Koskinen allowed a goal on the first shot of the game, and then allowed a goal on the first shot of the second period. Giving up a goal on the first shot of the game is never ideal, and it…

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GDB -8.0: First Impressions

Tonight will be the first opportunity for Oilers players to make a first impression on their new coaches. Head coach Todd McLellan hasn’t shared his opinions of players with Glen Gulutzan, Trent Yawney or Manny Viveiros. He wants the coaches to form their own opinion before sharing how he views the strengths and weaknesses of…

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Rookie GDB 2.0: Oilers vs Flames

The Oilers rookies are back in action as they take on the Flames only 24-hours after absolutely stomping the NAIT/MacEwan All-Stars last night at Rogers Place. For tonight’s game, the teams will face off in neutral gang territory down in Red Deer with the Oilers rookies looking to avenge the 7-3 beatdown they took on Sunday.

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Preseason GDB: Oilers Rookies vs. NAIT/MacEwan All-Stars (7pm MST)

For the second consecutive season, the Edmonton Oilers rookie squad will be taking on the NAIT/MacEwan All-Stars as another kickoff to their season. This yearly tradition sees the boys in blue and orange taking on the best of the best from NAIT and MacEwan University as a means to give fans a glimpse of the future while…

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GDB 82.0: Closing time (8pm MST, CBC)

My friends, it’s Hockey Night in Canada and our boys in orange are taking on the Vancouver Canucks in a highly anticipated matchup that has major playoff implications will see both Henrik and Daniel Sedin playing in their final NHL game.

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GDB 81.0: Going Out On A Good Note (7pm MST, SN1)

The Edmonton Oilers have two games remaining in the most disappointing season in franchise history. It will be another long off-season for fans, players, coaches and management, and the organization needs to ensure they find ways to ice a competitive team next season. The roster will look different, but I’m not sure we will see…

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GDB 78.0: The Lottery Race (8pm MST, SNW)

Earlier this week the NHL released the odds for the draft lottery, which will be held on Saturday, April 28th. The Oilers will most likely finish with the eighth, ninth or 10th best odds to win, while the Vancouver Canucks are in a battle for the second, third or fourth best odds. Considering the fifth,…

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GDB 77.0: The McDavid Show (7pm MST, SNW)

Edmonton Oilers fans haven’t had much to cheer for over the past 12 seasons, and another year without the playoffs is only adding to your misery. But since February 1st, Connor McDavid has made every Oilers game a must-watch. McDavid has 24 goals and 45 points in 27 games since February 1st. He has been…