Steve Simmons writes that there is less pressure on Oilers coach Dallas Eakins after his team has won three straight games but prior to that the Oilers were considering a coaching change and were “sniffing around” the idea of Mark Messier filling that role. 168 more words
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In a week of anniversaries for local hockey fans, today marks 35 years since the first National Hockey League game ever to be played in Edmonton. 1,296 more words
Everybody knows that Thanksgiving is for eating a lot of god damn food and spending money on discounts named after days in which terrible things happened… 311 more words
Watch above: The Boys on the Bus made a stop at the Stollery Children’s Hospital Friday morning for a special announcement. John Sexsmith has the details. 462 more words
WINNIPEG – Playing hockey as a kid can change your life.
“I think it’s extremely important for kids to get into sports when you’re young, and especially hockey, it’s a good way to learn life lessons as well as have fun and get some exercise,” said Winnipeg Jets defenceman Jacob Trouba. 263 more words
WATCH ABOVE: The 1984 championship team reunited for a celebration of the past. Eric Szeto and Quinn Phillips have team coverage.
EDMONTON – The Edmonton Oilers won their first Stanley Cup 30 years, ago, but transport that team to today’s NHL and they’d still be a terror, former forward Mark Messier said Wednesday. 766 more words