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GDB 61.0: Eliminate A Pursuer (7pm MT, SNW)

The Edmonton Oilers can remove the Minnesota Wild from their playoff review mirror tonight with a victory. A win would put them 10 points ahead of the Wild, and Minnesota would need to go 16-3-3 or 17-5-1 in their final 22 to catch the Oilers, assuming the Oilers are only average and go 10-10-1 after…

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GDB 60.0: Not Rushing Leads to Success (6:30pm MT, SNW)

Tyler Benson sat in his stall slowly untying his skates. He and Kailer Yamamoto had stayed after practice to work on some drills, but also just to have some fun. They are 21 years young and living their dream playing in the NHL, and Benson didn’t need to rush getting undressed. Every moment in your…

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GDB 59.0: Thar She Blows (2pm MT, SNW)

Wrapping up their back-to-back weekend, the Edmonton Oilers will look for a second straight win as they land in Raleigh, North Carolina, for a Sunday afternoon date with the Carolina Hurricanes.

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GDB 57.0: Play Through Injuries (5pm MT, SNW)

Injuries are part of hockey, and usually at one point in the season, every team in the NHL will endure some challenges due to injuries. Good teams find ways to overcome them, at least for short periods of time. Exceptional teams will be able to overcome key injuries for long periods of time. The defending…

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GDB 56.0: McDavid Out 2-3 Weeks (7pm MT, SNW)

“In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity,” Albert Einstein. Connor McDavid’s quad injury, which will keep him out two to three weeks according to Oilers GM Ken Holland, is a big blow to the Edmonton Oilers. But the other players can’t use it as an excuse to wilt or feel sorry for themselves. They are…

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GDB 55.0: Get to the choppa (5pm MT, SNW)

Welcome, fair citizens, to a fresh Saturday GDB to get us all set for tonight’s matchup between the Edmonton Oilers and the Nashville Predators. After losing their last two games in a disappointing fashion, the Oilers will be looking to rebound against a Predators team that has routinely stolen their lunch money over the past…

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GDB 54.0: Playoff Race (7:30pm MT, SNW)

The Edmonton Oilers are in a heated playoff race. Dave Tippett’s number one priority is to win games. He isn’t worried about anything more than tonight’s game. He has a proven track record of having success with different teams and he has a fantastic reputation of making players comfortable and putting them in positions to…

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GDB 53.0: Dangling In The Desert (7pm MT, SN1)

Leon Draisaitl has had a remarkable season. Even with a 15-game rough patch between November 27th to December 27th, his overall campaign has been stellar. Draisaitl started the season on an eight-game scoring streak during which he scored 16 points. Then the Oilers were shutout in consecutive games in Winnipeg and Minnesota. Draisaitl then scored…

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GDB 52.0: Battle Boys – Episode 242 (8pm MT, CBC)

After an emotional night that culminated in a shootout loss, the Edmonton Oilers did not have to wait long to try and get that one back as they will be making their way down Highway 2 to Calgary for the fourth game in the season series. Ladies and gentlemen, it’s BOA night.