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Deadline Report: Seven teams calling about Maroon
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According to TSN insider, Pierre LeBrun, pending free agent winger, Pat Maroon, is generating all kinds of trade interest at the deadline with as many as seven teams reaching out to the Oilers. As LeBrun puts it, “the action has heated up.” After Rick Nash was moved early Sunday morni...
Published at OilersNation
‘The Simpsons’ Predicted USA’s Olympic Gold Medal Curling Win 8 Years Ago
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Once again, The Simpsons have accurately predicted the future. Eight years ago, the show predicted that the USA would defeat Sweden in the gold medal curling game at the Olympics. And on Friday – Team USA beat Team Sweden in the gold medal game.   The episode, titled Boy Meets Curl, is...
Published at SONiC 102.9
Prospect Update: Currie is Hot
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There were some very big weeks for a couple of prospects in the system this week. Josh Currie crushed it this week with four goals and three assists in his last four games. Both Travis Ewanyk and Chad Butcher reached 28 points on the year with the Thunder with four and five point weeks respective...
Published at OilersNation
Season 4 Episode 15
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It’s a very special episode, with a very special guest’s hot take on Andrew Tay’s You Can’t Buy it, But I’ll Sell it to You Anyway SUCKA (hint, it’s Brian Webb!). Plus we cover Sheldon Elter’s Metis Mutt, running at Theatre Network through March 4th, and ...
Published at I Don't Get It
Beef Bone Tomato Instant Pot Soup
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Beef Bone Instant Pot SoupHealthy beef bone soup with black beans and tomatoes for the cold weather. With winter upon us here in Edmonton, and well pretty much all across Canada I have been making this soup in the Instant Pot. It is not only great to warm me up but also to help increase my i...
Published at beyondumami
Last Week At The Magpie Farm: According to the Animals, Spring is Coming Soon!
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Since January we have had record amounts of snow here. Couple that with high winds last week and we have had drifting snow making travel difficult and snow drifts 3 and 4 feet high in places on the farm. The animals have taken it well and don’t go very far from their food – no surpris...
Published at The Kitchen Magpie
Game Day Quick Hits Oilers vs. Ducks: Trade Deadline Eve
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The Oilers are in Anaheim for their third game against the Ducks this season. 1. The Ducks are 12-7-2 in their last 21 games. Getting Ryan Getzlaf and Ryan Kesler back obviously helps. They currently hold a wild-card position, but St. Louis and Los Angeles are a point or two back with a game in...
Published at OilersNation
Who is Pontus Aberg?
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This morning, the Edmonton Oilers announced that they had acquired forward, Pontus Aberg, from the Nashville Predators in exchange for soon to be unrestricted free agent, Mark Letestu. So what did the Oilers acquire in Aberg? At the very least, an option on the right side that can play now be it ...
Published at OilersNation
Stuff I Learned This Week no.3: Why our best ever Olympics feels like a loss
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The Olympics are over, and we in Canada can now go back to ignoring ‘big air’ and ‘half-pipe’ and even ‘mixed-doubles curling’. The record book will show that this was Canada’s best Olympics ever. Twenty-nine medals in total (11 gold, eight silver, 10 bro...
Published at In This Corner
Is all fair in love during war?
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It seems like it could be a work of fiction: you meet your ideal partner and everything about them checks...
Published at After the House Lights

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