133

GDB 50.0: 90 points in 50 games? (8pm MT, SNW)

Connor McDavid is three points shy of 90 as the Edmonton Oilers play their 50th game of the season tonight in Vancouver. No player has reached 90 points in 50 games since 1996 and only Mario Lemieux, Jaromir Jagr, Wayne Gretzky and Adam Oates have one it in the past 30 years.

315

GDB 49.0: Battle Boys — The Finale (8pm MT, CBC)

There’s always something special about a Saturday night matchup with the Calgary Flames, isn’t there? Ladies and gentlemen of the Nation, I welcome you to a brand new GDB to help us all get prepared for the 252nd installment of the Battle of Alberta.

197

GDB 48.0: Battle Boys Part 9 (7pm MT, SNW)

After rolling out of Winnipeg with four huge points in the bank, the Oilers look for a repeat performance tonight against a Calgary Flames team that is desperately hanging onto their playoff dreams. Ladies and gentlemen, it’s time to get ourselves ready for the ninth Battle of Alberta of the season.

163

GDB 47.0: McDavid Wants Home Ice (7pm MT, SNW)

Right now teams in the North Division won’t be allowed any percentage of fans in the building for the playoffs. It sucks for the fans, the players and the organizations. Even 2,000 passion-filled fans would make a significant impact on the atmosphere in the building. Players in the US Divisions have talked about how great…

197

GDB 46.0: Injuries Could Impact Home Ice (7pm MT, SNW)

Timing might not be everything on the road to a Championship, but it can play a major role. In 2019, the Tampa Bay Lightning went 62-16-4  and finished with 128 points (Calgary and Boston were second with 107 points). Tampa then lost four straight to Columbus in the opening round of the playoffs and their…

303

GDB 45.0: Winning with Defence (8pm MT, SNW)

When you have the two leading scorers in the NHL it is difficult to be considered a defensively sound team. Even if you play well defensively, when Connor McDavid makes a dynamic end-to-end rush and finishes with three points he garners much of the attention. Despite McDavid and Leon Draisaitl’s offensive brilliance, the Edmonton Oilers…

284

GDB 44.0: Oilers Look To Extend Home Winning Streak (7pm MT, SNW)

The Edmonton Oilers haven’t lost a home game since March 3rd. After a slow start, where they went 1-4, Edmonton has won 12 of their 16 home games including seven in a row. They’ve only won eight consecutive home games three times in franchise history: From January 19th-February 22nd, 1985, then February 24th to April…

126

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.

203

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…