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The Roundup

The decade of darkness has ended in Edmonton, who is the better 1st round matchup for Leafs, the future of the Flames defense, Top 10 things the Canucks coach has given fans, 3 rebuilds going awry, re-live the 20 year anniversary of the Avs-Wings brawl, the US Women’s National team, Sidney Crosby and more in this…

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38 years ago today, the Edmonton Oilers became an NHL team

Not only did the Edmonton Oilers join the league, but three other former World Hockey Association teams did as well. The Oilers, along with the New England Whalers, Quebec Nordiques and Winnipeg Jets all merged from the WHA to the NHL, paying a $6 million fee. While that all happened, two other WHA teams –…

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Oilers Clinch Playoff Berth

We finally did it. Everyone has someone in their lives who made them into the Oilers fan they are today. Maybe it was your parents plopping you down in front of the TV to watch Hockey Night In Canada. Maybe it was a sibling who would trade hockey cards with you on a wintery night…

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WEEKEND UPDATE (BETTER LATE THAN NEVER)

The AHL season is winding down with playoffs now a real possibility. In the CHL, playoffs are underway and in Europe some teams have been eliminated and we can begin to discuss players in the system who might be signed to pro deals. Late, but finally here, this is the weekend update. BAKERSFIELD CONDORS LC…

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Patrick Maroon Nominated for the Masterton Trophy

Today it was announced that Edmonton Oiler fan favourite, Pat Maroon is the Oilers nominee for the Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy. Big Rig was selected as a nominee for the award by the Edmonton chapter of the Professional Hockey Writers’ Association and for that we salute him.

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The Roundup

What happens if McDavid wants to go to the Olympics, Canucks explore using a D man at forward so they can expose him in expansion as a forward, why aren’t the Jets actually good, Brian Elliott living up to expectations now, Team USA boycott speaks volumes, 2017 draft rankings, Jarret Stoll joins a Nation podcast, playoff…

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WEEKEND UPDATE MARCH 19, 2017

Some of the leagues that house Oilers prospects are winding down their regular seasons and getting ready for the playoffs. Among other things, that may mean juniors like Caleb Jones and Ethan Bear could get in some AHL time with the Bakersfield Condors before the minor league season is over. It’s been a big week,…