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Glen Sather's Oilers banner raising will draw a who's who of hockey royalty

If anyone wonders how big Glen Sather’s December banner raising at Rexall Place will be, check out the just-released guest list for the two-day celebration honouring the Oilers’ former head coach and general manager. 656 more words

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King Gretzky flies past Howe

On October 15, 1989, Los Angeles Kings’ 28-year-old forward, Wayne Gretzky passed Gordie Howe’s record for points (1,850) in the third period of a 5-4 victory over the Edmonton Oilers. 335 more words


Ranger Messier

On October 4, 1991, the New York Rangers made a risky transaction when they sent Bernie Nichols to the Edmonton Oilers for an aging Mark Messier… 203 more words


Oilers' past, future converge as Mark Messier stops by to watch Connor McDavid

His were the watchful eyes, the sage eyes, taking in Connor McDavid’s explosive stride and deft puck handling skills.

“First time to see him live,” Mark Messier said on Thursday, as the Edmonton Oilers’ past and its future converged at Rexall Place. 486 more words

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Nearing the end.......

Just a reminder as to why I’m doing this series of blogs…….

I haven’t watched a National Hockey League game since before the 2012/2013 “season”. I haven’t watched more than maybe, 20 minutes total (including SportsCentre highlights) since then. 1,288 more words

Gary Lamphier: Rogers CEO wowed by new downtown Edmonton arena

For Rogers Communications, Edmonton’s splashy new downtown arena is the most visible symbol of an ambitious $700-million, four-year investment plan aimed at boosting the company’s presence in Alberta. 888 more words

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