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October 13, 1979: Oilers' first NHL game in Edmonton "marked" by Messier's heroics

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

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Thanks; giving

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


New clinic named after Edmonton Oilers opens at Stollery Children's Hospital

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


New program making hockey affordable for kids not offered in Manitoba

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


Former Oilers reunite in Edmonton to remember 1984 Stanley Cup win

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


Ryan McDonagh to wear the "C"

OFFICIAL: #NYR announce @RMcDonagh27 is the 27th Captain in team history! Full Story http://t.co/Ks2IzGkxYX #CforMcD pic.twitter.com/kgXZsY542y

— New York Rangers (@NYRangers) October 7, 2014

It’s Official!

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Barry Fraser, architect of '84 Oiler Stanley Cup team can't make reunion

Chief scout Barry Fraser, who had a huge hand in putting together the 1984 Edmonton Oiler Stanley Cup champions, regretfully won’t be here for the reunion this week because his place in Mexico,  at Cabo san Lucas, was damaged three weeks ago by Hurricane Odile. 303 more words

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