2019-20 Game Seven: Flyers at Oilers

If the Oilers are going to make the playoffs, then tonight’s game should result in points for the home team. The Philadelphia Flyers played last…

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Shy Town

The Edmonton Oilers didn’t play very well in Chicago. The young blue were…

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2019-20 Game Six: Oilers at Blackhawks

Everyone remembers the first game against the Chicago Blackhawks. It was in…

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Send In The Clowns

Oh, those Oilers. They might be on the verge of making a lot of people look…

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2019-20 Game Five: Oilers at Rangers

In the seventh game of the Edmonton Oilers NHL experience, the club entered…

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Clouds

There are times when you can anticipate a team’s trajectory. I have no such feel for this Oilers team. I suspect Craig MacTavish has told people…

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2019-20 Game Four: Oilers at Devils

Three games into the 2019-20 season and even the crusty are beginning to allow for the possibilities. Oh sure everything’s awful and we’re…

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Wild Night

Alright, everyone calm the hell down! It’s three games! It’s a very small sample size. Still, maybe you could celebrate a little. Nothing crazy….

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2019-20 Game Three: Oilers at Islanders

The mind floods with memories, with only an ‘Oilers at Islanders’ verbal prompt. A lot of Edmonton’s NHL hockey history played out on…

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Chapter One

An NHL roster is 23 bets. Not every roster bet is equal. Connor McDavid is a rare gem, that’s a wonderful bet. What about the No. 3 center? He’s…

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What the HELL was that?

It was April 27, 1975. The Montreal Canadiens, perennial Stanley Cup favourites, met in Game One of third round playoff action in Buffalo. I wasn’t…

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2019-20 Game Two: Kings at Oilers

Saturdays in Canada. As kids, we’d have chores to do (my brother was allergic to cow’s milk, so we had goats, who are a little addled but you…

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Bakersfield Condors 2019-20: Game One at home to San Diego Gulls

Most, not all, NHL players have an AHL resume. Among current Edmonton Oilers who were chosen by the team at the draft, only Connor McDavid and Ryan Nugent-Hopkins…

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