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After spinning their wheels for years, Edmonton Oilers made gigantic steps in surging to playoffs in 2016-17

Guest post by Nick Normandeau

Special to The Cult of Hockey

It seemed like an eternity that fans of the Edmonton Oilers had been looking for any signs that there is progress being made by the rebuilding NHL club. 1,335 more words

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With the 2016/17 iteration of the Edmonton Oilers finally giving fans something to cheer about, it appears that the darkest chapter in team history has drawn to a close. 499 more words