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WFAN Best Sports Figures: #4 — Mark Messier

Editor’s Note: As part of WFAN’s 30th anniversary celebration, from May 1-12, we asked you to vote on the best local sports figures over the past 30 years. 314 more words


From transplanted Gretz to a giant Stanley Cup: the Oilers in public art

Was a time, before the Talus Dome, John Weaver’s bronze Gretzky statue was the best-known public art in Edmonton.

Standing outside the House that Wayne Built, the Stanley-Cup hoisting figure was what you’d call a destination, a war memorial to hard-fought battles so many of us can never forget — the ingredients of shared identity. 965 more words

Edmonton Oilers

One Shot, A Million Scores

Athleticism and Computers.

They don’t exactly go hand-in-hand.

Yet, todays sports heroes and stars have to know how to effectively manage their online profiles to engage the public positively. 345 more words

Innovations in the game of hockey: the curved stick and butterfly goaltending

Hockey, like any sport, is a game of innovation, and few advancements have provided such a lasting impact as the curved stick blade and the butterfly style of goaltending. 566 more words

Data Journalism

Leon Draisaitl's epic roll may have double indemnity implications on Oilers' salary cap

GAME DAY 75: Avalanche at Oilers

Let’s start with the good news: Leon Draisaitl is for real. The Edmonton Oilers’ big forward has emerged as one of the game’s top young forwards, and he just keeps on proving it. 1,460 more words

Cult Of Hockey

Edmonton Oilers history: Doug Weight acquired from New York Rangers for Esa Tikkanen, March 17, 1993

This day in Oilers history: March 17

1982: Wayne Gretzky scores three goals on goalie Michel Dion as the Oilers beat the visiting Pittsburgh Penguins 10-4. 2,541 more words

Edmonton Oilers

Mark Messier’s Famous Guarantee

An alumnus of New York University College of Dentistry, Dr. Alan Kratenstein has provided dental services to Staten Island residents for over 30 years. When he isn’t working, Alan Kratenstein, DDS, enjoys following his favorite National Hockey League team, the New York Rangers. 193 more words

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