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2017-18 Season Preview: Edmonton Oilers

Monday, September 18, 2017

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2017-18 Season Preview: Edmonton Oilers

The Edmonton Oilers missed the playoffs for 10 consecutive seasons (2007-to-2016) but found themselves back in the postseason in Connor McDavid’s second season in the NHL. After seeing his rookie season cut short by a broken clavicle, McDavid appeared in all 82 games last year and led all players with 100 points (30G / 70A).…

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Fantasy Season in Review: Phoenix Coyotes

Wednesday, August 4, 2010

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Fantasy Season in Review: Phoenix Coyotes

Offensive Corps: Shane Doan led the offense for the sixth straight season with a pedestrian 55 points in 82 games.  To his credit he still managed to carry the offense despite switching to a strictly defensive system.  A decrease from 31 goals to 18 does cause concern as the soon-to-be 34-year-old will not get any…

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Gretzky Finally Steps Down as Coyotes Coach

Thursday, September 24, 2009

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Gretzky Finally Steps Down as Coyotes Coach

Wayne Gretzky, the head coach of the Phoenix Coyotes, minority owner, and supposed creditor to Jerry Moyes has officially stepped down from his coaching role after never reporting to Coyotes training camp.  In perhaps the most unprofessional move one could fathom for one of hockey’s “ambassadors”, Gretzky will go down as probably having the worst…

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Sorry Great One, It’s Time to Step Down

Monday, September 14, 2009

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As every other NHL coach reported to their respective team’s training camps this past weekend, eager to start a new campaign with their old stars and some fresh faces, Wayne Gretzky did not report to his Phoenix Coyotes training camp.  Inevitably, it appears that Gretzky’s “modestly paid” coaching contract of $8.5-million is under some scrutiny…

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