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Selanne of course gets alumni winner for Jets over Oilers

WINNIPEG – The TV colourman Craig Simpson would have been all over that tripping call on Teemu Selanne 185-feet from his Edmonton Oilers alumni goalie Curtis Joseph Saturday where Hall of Fame ref Andy Vanhellemond gave the Finnish Flash a penalty shot in the dying seconds. 471 more words

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Dan Barnes: Thanks to McDavid, Oilers can better hold their own against the alumni

WINNIPEG – Organizers of the original Heritage Classic shoe-horned the alumni game and a regular season National Hockey League tilt between the Habs and Oilers into one long, cold and memorable day at Commonwealth Stadium in 2003. 1,007 more words

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Connor McDavid is excited to play outdoor game

WINNIPEG – Connor McDavid did not grow up playing outdoors as a school kid like Wayne Gretzky.

“We tried to have a rink one winter but we had a small backyard. 803 more words

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Stat of the Day: Jagr Has Now Scored in 23 Different Seasons

We all know Jaromir Jagr is ageless. That’s no secret.

He further proved that on Thursday night when the Florida Panthers 44-year-old forward potted his 750th career goal in a 4-2 loss to Washington. 82 more words

The Ballad of Connor McDavid: The night this franchise turned North

Rogers Place, Wednesday night, did not look, sound, smell, and especially…did not feel like Rexall Place. This had already been shaping up to be an historic night at Edmonton’s brand, new arena. 918 more words

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Wayne Gretzky reunites with Oilers as OEG partner, vice chairman

Wayne Gretzky never really left Edmonton because his bronze statue was always welcoming Oilers’ fans to the House That 99 built at Rexall Place, but now The Great One is back in the flesh. 1,073 more words

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