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Leon Draisaitl impresses in Rexall Place debut as Edmonton Oilers top Calgary Flames 3-1

blogs.edmontonjournal.com — The Edmonton Oilers won their opening home game of the 2014 pre-season on Sunday night, topping the Calgary Flames 3-1 in a battle of "split squads". The Flames won a similar affair in Calgary 1-0.

40 Edmonton Oilers take to the ice as split squads face Flames; Jeff Petry, Jordan Eberle to sit

blogs.edmontonjournal.com — The 2014-15 NHL preseason kicks off tonight, and will be marked in this province by simultaneous Battles of Alberta in both Edmonton and Calgary. Both the Oilers and Flames will ice "split squads", split about 50/50 between NHL-calibre players and prospects. The Oilers released their line-ups for the two games earlier today.
Sep 21, 2014

Can't wait for the game(s) to start? Take 5 & read my #Oilers game day post shar.es/1a7T38

Sep 21, 2014

RT @BruceMcCurdy: CULT OF HOCKEY: 40 #Oilers take to the ice as split squads face #Flames; Petry,Eberle,Pitlick to sit shar.es/1a75PF by @BruceMcCurdy

Sep 21, 2014

CULT OF HOCKEY: 40 #Oilers take to the ice as split squads face #Flames; Petry,Eberle,Pitlick to sit shar.es/1a75PF by @BruceMcCurdy

Edmonton Oilers face a wide-open battle for the final wing job in their top-12

blogs.edmontonjournal.com — It's pretty easy to take one look at the Oilers' roster and rattle off the names of seven of the team's eight starting wingers. Taylor Hall and Jordan Eberle will anchor the first line. David Perron will slot into the team's top-six.
Sep 21, 2014

The training camp battle for the last #Oilers wing spot open is going to be extremely competitive: bit.ly/XHlLY1

Glenora finds silver lining in community mailboxes

edmontonjournal.com — As Canada Post moves forward on its plan to end home delivery, at least one Edmonton neighbourhood is finding a silver lining. Members of the Glenora Community League have been brainstorming ways to turn community mailboxes into a place to meet their neighbours and get updates on community life.
Sep 21, 2014

Glenora finds silver lining in community mailboxes ... I'm curious to see if they can make this happen. #efcl #yegcc edmontonjournal.com/Glenora+finds+…

Real-life escape game trend breaks out in Edmonton

edmontonjournal.com — You and your friends are trapped in a strange room with only your wits and clues hidden inside to solve the puzzles, codes and riddles that are the means to your escape. And the clock is ticking. 5 minutes ago
Sep 21, 2014

This new game where you solve tricky situations to flee a locked room sounds like every houseparty I've ever been to. bit.ly/1tOSSpR

Postscript: Behind the interview with Andrew Ference

edmontonjournal.com — Oilers' captain Andrew Ference is known for much more than his stick-handling skills in Edmonton. The father of two is deeply involved in the community- from running fitness initiatives to walking in the gay pride parade- he seems to be everywhere.