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Matthews, McDavid meet for first time in NHL Sports

By Lindsay Wadden It’s going to be a first overall showdown tonight in Toronto. Connor McDavid, the number one pick in the 2015 NHL Draft will be facing off at the Air Canada Centre against rookie center Auston Matthews, the first pick of the 2016- draft. They will be going head-to-head for the fist time in the

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Former NHLer Sheldon Kennedy urges need for fun, respect in sport News,Sports

By Jesse Bonello    Former NHL player Sheldon Kennedy says whether young Canadians make a career in sport or not, the main thing is to have fun and enjoy yourself. Kennedy, a cofounder of the Respect in Sport program which is offered across Canada, says bad behaviour – mainly from parents – is causing many people to lose perspective

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Oilers bid farewell as Rexall Place faces wrecking ball Sports,Uncategorized

The Edmonton Oilers and their fans said farewell to the only arena the franchise has ever know. Second only to Madison Square Garden in age among NHL barns, Rexall Place was the home of one of the greatest players, greatest teams and greatest dynasties to ever exist in the National Hockey League.

NHL fighting decline a trend that’s here to stay, experts say Sports

Fighting in the NHL is on the decline. There are several factors contributing to this including an emphasis on skill in lower leagues, and a change in thinking among coaches and general managers concerning the efficacy of employing guys as fighters first, and hockey players second.

Tanker Adrift? Sports

I don’t know who designed Rexall Place but man it does seem to take a long time to turn a corner there. Little has changed for the Edmonton Oilers since taking Taylor Hall first overall in the 2010 entry draft. They have surpassed the 70 point plateau only once in Hall’s career, and the team’s

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