Thoughts By Tougas

My name is Scott. I like sports, pop culture, and probably a few other things that don’t come to mind right now. I live in Edmonton.

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Coaching Blunder of the Decade
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I wrote an intentionally clickbaity headline for fun, but last night I thought about Jason Maas’ decision to kick a… Read more Coaching Blunder of the Decade
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I don’t say this often, but good for Calgary
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A particularly galling story has emerged from Calgary this week. The Calgary Flames ownership group, along with part-time NHL commissioner,… Read more I don’t say this often, but good for Calgary
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Stay In Your Lane?
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The City of Edmonton (and any City, for that matter), are conducting hundreds of projects at any time. We have… Read more Stay In Your Lane?
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About Last Night…
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Game 5 of the Ducks/Oilers series was not light in the storyline department (it had a “high storyline factor,” as… Read more About Last Night…
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The Oilers Emotional Roller Coaster
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Kinda fun having this playoff hockey back, isn’t it? The Oilers have electrified the city with their playoff run, and… Read more The Oilers Emotional Roller Coaster
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Hockey Fans Shocked & Dismayed Business Charges More for More Valuable Product
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– Edmonton Oilers social media was aflame this week, as the hockey team announced they would be raising prices for… Read more Hockey Fans Shocked & Dismayed Business Charges More for More Valuable Product
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Decade of Futility: Part 2
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Welcome to the second half of my Oilers decade in review. If you missed it, I would recommend reading Part… Read more Decade of Futility: Part 2
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Decade of Futility: Part 1
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You may have heard, but the Edmonton Oilers are going to make the playoffs. And for a blogger like myself,… Read more Decade of Futility: Part 1
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A Playoff Run. In Edmonton.
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We’re past the halfway point of the NHL season, and it’s becoming clearer by the day: the Edmonton Oilers are… Read more A Playoff Run. In Edmonton.
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Return To Competency
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We’re a quarter through the NHL season, and the Oilers sit first place in their division. Is it the worst… Read more Return To Competency
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