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Jason Gregor: Slump starting to get hairy for Eberle

Jordan Eberle is the worst goal-scoring slump of his career. He hasn’t scored in 18 games. He has hit a post or crossbar in 10 of his past 12 games, but hockey isn’t horseshoes or hand grenades; close doesn’t count. 756 more words

Edmonton Oilers

A Whirlwind Week of Hockey

Between the past two Saturdays I attended seven hockey games in eight days, an exhausting string even for someone who watches as religiously as me. It was blistering tour featuring all of northeast Minnesota’s State Tournament contenders, plus a pair of Lake Conference powers who came north to visit. 1,587 more words

WHL Roundup: Hurricanes Tyler Wong has a big week

Lethbridge Hurricanes forward Tyler Wong is making the most of his last Western Hockey League season.

Wong, 20, had a big week, scoring five goals and adding five assist in four games for the Hurricanes en route to being name WHL Player of the Week on Tuesday. 879 more words

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Game Day: Florida Panthers at Edmonton Oilers

Edmonton Oilers (24-15-7) vs. Florida Panthers (20-17-8)
7 p.m. SportsNet/630 CHED

LAST 5 GAMES

EDMONTON (3-2-0)

EDM 3 ARZ 1

EDM 2 CGY 1

EDM 3 NJD 2… 408 more words

Edmonton Oilers

Khaira would love a chance to be a role model

All those Punjabi kids across Canada who dreamed of playing in the NHL one day are dreaming a little harder now.

Edmonton Oilers winger Jujhar Khaira made sure of it Monday night with the first goal of his big league career, which turned out to be the winner in a 3-1 victory over Arizona. 814 more words

Edmonton Oilers

No pressure: Flames forward Michael Frolik once nicknamed 'Baby Jagr'

They called him ‘Baby Jagr.’

For a kid from Kladno, Czech Republic, that’s the ultimate compliment, but Michael Frolik – once a much-hyped scoring sensation in Jaromir Jagr’s home city and now a two-way type for the Calgary Flames – wasn’t buying it. 756 more words

Calgary Flames

Spitfires notebook: Coach plans to name new captain before end of season

KITCHENER — Windsor Spitfires head coach Rocky Thompson says he now intends to name a new team captain before the end of the season.

The Spitfires have been without a captain since the club traded overage defenceman Patrick Sanvido to the Sudbury Wolves on Dec. 330 more words

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