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MacT’s Take

When it comes to the rivalry between the Edmonton Oilers and Calgary Flames, Craig MacTavish might be as well known for yanking the tongue out of Harvey the Hound’s head in January 2003 as for playing in three of the five Battle of Alberta playoff series between the teams.

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McDavid Magic, Oilers Depth Scoring and Smith v. Markstrom

When the Oilers needed him the most, Connor McDavid played the two best playoff games of his career in must-win games six and seven v. the Los Angeles Kings. He was all over the ice and made an impact in all three zones. “He is the best player in the world and he showed that…

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Nation Thoughts: Who was your first round MVP?

The experience last night at Rogers Place was something I had never felt at a hockey game before. It was nerve-wracking, but at the same time, I never felt like the Oilers let those same nerves get to them. You could feel the atmosphere buzzing around the city from the second my Dad and I…

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Off the Top of My Head

Connor McDavid reiterated yet again that he’s the best player on the planet and wound up Edmonton Oilers fans chanted “MVP-MVP-MVP” in the bedlam at Rogers Place last night, but the story that matters around here is a 2-0 win that puts the Oilers in the second round of the playoffs for the first time…

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Seven Thoughts Heading Into Game Seven

Tonight, the Edmonton Oilers will host the Los Angeles Kings in a do-or-die Game 7 of their first-round 2022 playoff series. After a disappointing OT loss in Game 5, the Oilers forced a Game 7 with a 4-2 victory on Thursday night.  Here are some of my quick thoughts, as Edmonton looks for their first…

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Oilers Prospect Report: Bakersfield Struggles Against Stockton

The playoffs are in full swing now in junior hockey across North America. A few Oilers prospects teams have already been eliminated with Tyler Tullio and the Oshawa Generals out, and Jake Chiasson and the Brandon Wheat Kings done in the first round. After falling in the playoffs, Tullio and Chiasson signed amateur tryout deals…

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Random Thoughts: Game 6

After the way the boys dropped the ball in games four and five, the vibes around here were anything but positive and I think it’s worth having a conversation about what happened last night. Here are a few thoughts on last night CONNOR McDAVID IS GOING SUPERNOVA What else can you say about Connor McDavid…