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Terry Jones: Oilers go all-in with Draisaitl contract

It was worth the wait for Leon Draisaitl.

Eight years at $8.5 million a year has to be viewed as the upper and outer limits of what the Edmonton Oilers alternate superstar was going to get with Connor McDavid receiving $12.5 million a year. 696 more words

Edmonton Oilers

Wayne Gretzky Distillery (& Winery, if you're naughty)

Wayne Gretzky. To some Canadians, he’s royalty. To others, he’s merely the son of Canadian royalty, and part of the reason we have more gold medals then we deserve (1 more, if you’re following). 739 more words

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Gretzky Trade Should Not Be Celebrated

Today is August 9 and a few writers (probably Americans) at NHL.com have chosen to write articles about an event that they believe somehow deserves a place of honor in American NHL sports history, the trade of Wayne Gretzky by the Edmonton Oilers to the Los Angeles Kings in 1988. 1,349 more words

Wayne Gretzky believes Cups will define Connor McDavid's career

At the age of 20, and after just two NHL seasons, Edmonton Oilers captain Connor McDavid is already being compared to Wayne Gretzky.

WATCH: Wayne Gretzky on golf, family and McDavid  295 more words

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Like the rest of us, star athletes humbled by golf

They’ve lifted Stanley Cups and played on All-Star teams, won world championship title belts and ushered in a new era in Edmonton Oilers hockey.

But put a golf club in their hands and a gallery on the tee box and they get as nervous and rattled as the rest of us. 794 more words

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One-on-one with Wayne Gretzky: The Great One talks golf, family and McDavid

No. 99 himself was hitting the links at the Oil Country Championship in Edmonton, so Global News took the opportunity to catch up with Wayne Gretzky about a variety of topics, including his golf game, playing with Dustin Johnson and the NHL’s decision not to send hockey players to the Olympic Games in 2018. 321 more words

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