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SLEDGE. HAMMER!
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SLEDGE. HAMMER!
Boyd Gordon had severe own-zone starts one year ago, and that's unlikely to change in the coming season. The Edmonton Oilers will use Gordon as a defensive zone security blanket and a penalty-killing machine. How will they use Nuge? Arco? Leon? Let's have a look.
Published at OilersNation
FRINGE: Revenge of the Reviewed!
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Fringe artists have had a tempestuous relationship with their critics since there was Fringe. It’s symbiotic. Artists need critics. Critics need things to criticize. As local theatre guru Kenneth Brown says, “Intelligent criticism is a vital part of theatrical culture.” Artists court the me...
Published at GIG CITY
OUTFIT/ I Could be Lucky
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OUTFIT/ I Could be Lucky
A few days ago, Eric and I dragged a backpack full of clothing from Shopbop to Lake Minnewanka. And while trudging around mountainous terrain with heeled booties and a potentially torn ACL was pretty darn treacherous, there's nothing quite like being in the midst of a LOTR-esque scenery.Anyway, i...
Published at ordinary people
Sockeye: hook, line, and sinker.
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Sockeye: hook, line, and sinker.
Let this be evidence that I have one of the coolest jobs ever. I’m currently shooting a project for Slow Food Canada, capturing what ‘Slow Food’ means in Canada. In so doing, I’m driving and flying across the country doing and seeing some amazing stuff. Like this. The sock...
Published at Kevin Kossowan
THE DEVELOPMENT CURVE
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“I was also fortunate in one other area. Today’s system of drafting 18-year olds wasn’t around in 1973. I was 22 years old before my pro career began to blossom and if I’d been drafted at 18, I don’t think I’d be in a position to write this book today.” -Lanny McDonald, from LANNY. Let […]
Published at Lowetide
BLOG: Marincin working hard ahead of training camp
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Martin Marincin, 22, got a taste of NHL action last season, playing in 44 games for the Oilers. Now heading into training camp he knows what the coaches expect from him. Even having already played on the team, Marincin feels like he still has to continue to work even harder to make the roster ...
Published at Edmonton Oilers Blogs
BLOG: Marincin’s big season
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Martin Marincin couldn't have scripted last season much better from a personal standpoint. The 22-year-old defenceman got just about all the experience he could ask for, playing in 44 NHL games, the Olympics and the IIHF World Championships (both representing Slovakia). Marincin was even pr...
Published at Edmonton Oilers Blogs
BLOG: Lander’s confidence growing each season
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After being selected 40th overall in 2009, Anton Lander has played 94 NHL games. He has also spent time in the American Hockey League, posting his best offensive numbers to date last season (18-34-52 in 46 games). Lander cites physical growth along with more confidence as to why last season he...
Published at Edmonton Oilers Blogs
BLOG: Lander’s goals come down to winning games
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The Oilers inked centre Anton Lander to a one-year contract extension this off-season and the 40th overall pick in 2009 is excited for the opportunity to return to Edmonton. Knowing that this is a big training camp and season for the 23-year-old, Lander has set goals for himself and it’s all a...
Published at Edmonton Oilers Blogs
Children 404
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Is there a way Children 404 can be brought to Edmonton? If you have the connections or ideas to do so,
Published at I Dig Your Girlfriend

Recent News Releases

City pools welcome international athletes
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City pools welcome international athletes
The TransCanada Corp. World Triathlon Grand Final returns to Alberta’s Capital City from August 26 to September 1. In support of the event, the City of Edmonton is welcoming the athletes to train in some of its pools during this international premier competition. To balance athlete practice...
Published at City of Edmonton
Man charged in pharmacy robberies
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The Edmonton Police Service has charged a suspect in connection with two violent pharmacy robberies in southwest Edmonton. At approximately 10:45 a.m. on Wednesday, August 20, 2014, it was reported that a disguised male entered a pharmacy in the area of 170 Street and 69 Avenue. The male allegedl...
Published at Edmonton Police Service
August Smoke Alarm Program running this weekend
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August Smoke Alarm Program running this weekend
Over the last decade, 56 per cent of fire fatalities in Alberta have been attributed to a faulty or absent smoke detector in the home. In 76 per cent of fatal fires, dead or incorrectly installed batteries caused smoke detector failures. Edmonton Fire Rescue Services (EFRS) is committed to protec...
Published at City of Edmonton
Getting around during the World Triathlon Grand Final
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Getting around during the World Triathlon Grand Final
All eyes will be on Edmonton from August 26 – September 1, 2014, as the TransCanada Corp. World Triathlon Grand Final comes to William Hawrelak Park. This highly prestigious, international event is the final stop on the ITU World Triathlon series in which several world championship titles w...
Published at City of Edmonton
Get closer to nature’s ultimate survivors
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Get closer to nature’s ultimate survivors
Get closer to nature's ultimate survivors What do Bactrian Camels, Snowy Owls, Sichuan Takins, and Harbour Seals have in common? They are all ultimate survivors! Join us at the Edmonton Valley Zoo to learn all about animal adaptations and what our resident animals do to survive in the wild. Date:...
Published at City of Edmonton
Investigators seek public’s assistance in identifying suspect(s)responsible for March 15th condo arson in Windermere
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Police Service Arson Section investigators are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the suspect(s) responsible for a March 15, 2014 condo development in the Southwest neighbourhood of Windermere.It’s been almost six months since firefighters and police responded to a Cove Properties con...
Published at Edmonton Police Service
’84 Stanley Cup Reunion Sold Out
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’84 Stanley Cup Reunion Sold Out
The Edmonton Oilers announced today the 1984 Stanley Cup Reunion scheduled for Rexall Place on Friday, October 10 sold out in less than one hour this morning.The event will provide Oilers fans the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to join the 1984 Championship team and staff, including Oilers legend...
Published at Edmonton Oilers
Great Neighbourhoods Capital Program invests $15 million in Edmonton neighbourhoods
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Great Neighbourhoods Capital Program invests $15 million in Edmonton neighbourhoods
With the goal of enhancing Edmontonians’ quality of life, the City of Edmonton’s Great Neighbourhoods Capital Program is investing $15 million in 18 neigbourhoods across the city in 2014. “This year, the Great Neighbourhoods Capital Program has continued to improve the livabilit...
Published at City of Edmonton
10th Anniversary Logo Contest
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2015 will mark the 10th Anniversary of the Edmonton Rush Lacrosse Club and plans are already underway to celebrate this historic season.The Rush are pleased to annouce a logo contest giving fans the chance to get creative and design their own interpretation of the 10th Anniversary Logo for the Ed...
Published at Edmonton Rush
Rush re-sign Lafontaine & Sorichetti with three-year deals
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The Edmonton Rush have announced that the team has signed transition players Adrian Sorichetti and John Lafontaine to three-year contracts, starting with the 2015 National Lacrosse League season.Sorichetti will be entering his second season with the Rush while Lafontaine begins his fifth campaign...
Published at Edmonton Rush