Found April 01, 2012 on Kukla's Korner:
If you didn’t realize that it was April 1st this morning, the latest Oilers’ press release may have caught you off guard: Setting an unprecedented sporting spectacle, Oilers President and COO Patrick LaForge announced Sunday the Edmonton Oilers issued a challenge to the Edmonton Eskimos to go head-to-head in a two-game, total-point series later this spring. In addition to bragging rights (really, what else matters?), the City of Champions’ Edmonton Cup will be presented to the winning team. Edmonton Eskimos President and CEO Len Rhodes was quick to accept the challenge issued by the Oilers. Game 1 will see the squads pitted against one another on Thursday, Jun. 7 at Rexall Place in an all-out, full-gear hockey game. Game 2 will happen on Friday, Jun. 29 at Commonwealth Stadium—again, full-gear and under authentic CFL rules, one night before the Eskimos take on the Toronto Argonauts in the club’s home opener.Continue reading "Who Says the Oilers Can’t Laugh at Themselves?"
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