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  1. #ESPNplayerNHL: Great for two?

    Sarah Goldstein

    Deciding on a franchise player can be a difficult decision. You have to consider everything that a player meant to the team. It's a combination of talent, wins, effort, character and those intangibles that truly represent your team. It is a debat...

    Blog | July 16, 2014
  2. Mickey Mouse Devils, has it really been 30 years?

    Courtesy Kevin Gibson, TSN

    Nov. 19, 1983 Thirty years ago, the Edmonton Oilers beat the New Jersey Devils 13-4 in Edmonton to improve to 17-3-1 on the season. Wayne Gretzky had three goals and five assists. "They are putting a Mickey Mouse operation on the ice," Gretzky...

    Blog | November 19, 2013
  3. Impact of the Gretzky trade, 25 years later

    John Zoni, ESPN Stats & Info

    US PresswireGretzky's trade from the Oilers to the Kings has made a lasting impact on the NHL.On August 9, 1988, Wayne Gretzky, the NHL's preeminent player and the eventual all-time league scoring leader, was traded (along with Marty McSorley and Mik...

    Blog | August 09, 2013
  4. Impact of Gretzky trade felt 25 years later

    ESPN.com staff

    Let's start with this premise: The trade of Wayne Gretzky from the Edmonton Oilers to the Los Angeles Kings 25 years ago ranks as the most significant trade in the game's history. We can only surmise what might have happened had owner Peter Pockli...

    Blog | August 09, 2013
  5. The 33 best streaks in sports history

    Doug Williams

    After seeing the Los Angeles Lakers' winning streak come to an end at 33 games in 1972, forward Jim McMillian said NBA fans had seen something special. "We just finished a streak that I don't believe any other team is going to break," he told the ...

    Blog | March 28, 2013
  6. Sam Gagner's audition, and answers to mailbag questions - NHL

    Craig Custance

    Craig Custance writes that if Sam Gagner was available prior to his performance on Thursday night, the price just went up. Plus, answers to this week's mailbag questions on Alex Ovechkin and more.

    Blog | Conversation | February 03, 2012
  7. Sam Gagner has 4 goals, 4 assists in Oilers' rout of Blackhawks

    Sam Gagner had four goals and four assists in the NHL's first eight-point game in 23 years, and the Edmonton Oilers beat the Chicago Blackhawks 8-4 on Thursday night.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | February 02, 2012
  8. NHL - Edmonton Oilers center Ryan Nugent-Hopkins is NEXT - ESPN T...

    Doug McIntyre

    In ESPN The Magazine, Doug McIntyre writes that Ryan Nugent-Hopkins is developing his own style, even though Wayne Gretzky-comparisons are inevitable.

    Story | Conversation | December 26, 2011
  9. Wayne Gretzky talks 'NHL 12'

    Jon Robinson

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    Blog | Conversation | August 26, 2011
  10. NHL: Mailbag on the Phoenix Coyotes' playoff chances and Peter Fo...

    E.J. Hradek

    E.J. Hradek dips into his mailbag to answer questions on the Phoenix Coyotes' playoff chances, the fate of the Buffalo Sabres' leadership, and the chances of Peter Forsberg returning to the NHL this season.

    Blog | Conversation | February 03, 2011
  11. Examining five of Wayne Gretzky's records and whether Steven Stam...

    Tom Awad

    Tom Awad looks at five of Wayne Gretzky's records -- assists in a season, the 1981-82 campaign, the point streak, etc. -- and determines if any modern NHLer (Crosby, Stamkos, Ovechkin, etc.) could topple them. In most cases, the answer is no.

    Story | Conversation | January 26, 2011
  12. This Day In Sports: The Great One Nets His First (NHL) One

    It didn't take Wayne ... or his mullet ... to make an impact in the league. October 14, 1979: Every rookie sensation goes through a rough patch, and Wayne Gretzky was no exception. "The Great One" had already led a storied career, setting the Ont...

    Blog | October 14, 2010
  13. 2010-11 NHL season preview: Rookies to watch this season

    Pierre LeBrun

    No. 1 overall draft pick Taylor Hall will bring excitement in Edmonton, but he's not the only rookie to keep an eye on in 2010-11.

    Story | Conversation | September 28, 2010
  14. NHL: Edmonton Oilers projections for 2010-11 season

    Robert Vollman & E.J. Hradek

    The 2009-10 Edmonton Oilers were a disaster. The 2010-11 Oilers? They might not be playoff-bound, but they'll be better, thanks to Taylor Hall and some new blueline help. E.J. Hradek and Puck Prospectus discuss the team's prospects.

    Story | Conversation | September 15, 2010
  15. Video Games -- 'NHL Slapshot' producer talks mini-sticks and how ...

    Jon Robinson

    Head to any video game store and you'll see the Wii wall, or as I like to call it, the wall of shame. I'm not talking about Nintendo's system here, but the countless peripherals that clutter valuable shelf space. From Nerf guns to fishing rods to box...

    Blog | Conversation | August 20, 2010
  16. This Day In Sports: Wayne Gretzky Finishes A Great Career

    April 18, 1999: Wayne Gretzky skated his last professional game at Madison Square Garden. While his New York Rangers would lose to the Pittsburgh Penguins in an unspectacular 2-1 overtime loss, Gretzky's biggest highlights occurred off the ice. Wa...

    Blog | April 18, 2010