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Terry Jones: McDavid in good company early in career

A visitor might be shocked to discover that it hasn’t just been Connor McDavid, Connor McDavid, Connor McDavid, Connor McDavid in Edmonton.

But it’s getting more and more difficult. 692 more words

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Edmonton Oilers history: Heritage Classic a magical outdoor first for the NHL, Nov. 22, 2003

This day in Oilers history: Nov. 22

1986: Wayne Gretzky scores his 500th career NHL goal in a 5-2 win over the visiting Vancouver Canucks, becoming the 13th player in league history to accomplish the milestone. 10,448 more words

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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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