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Edmonton Rush sign Ryan Smyth

When Edmonton's slogan, "The City of Champions", was coined in the 1980s, it was a fitting adage to the success of Edmonton's premier sports teams, the Edmonton Oilers and the Edmonton Eskimos (CFL). Contrary to popular belief, the slogan was actually created as a result of the city's resilience in the wake of a terrible tornado on July 31, 1987, but the success...
Via Puckrant.com
April 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Ryan Smyth’s emotional and final NHL game

The Edmonton Oilers defeated the Vancouver Canucks last night by a score of 5-2. It had little bearing on the NHL season; it was the season finale for both squads, each of whom had long since been eliminated from playoff contention. However, there was one player for whom this night was ever so meaningful. Oilers forward Ryan Smyth, who had played 19 NHL seasons, 15 with Edmonton...
Via Around The Rink
April 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Oilers News: After 19 seasons Ryan Smyth calls it a career

Prior to the Edmonton Oilers final game of the season against the Vancouver Canucks long time Oiler Ryan Smyth announced that it would be his final game in the National Hockey League ending a 19 year career.Smyth is best known as an Oiler playing 15 of his 19 seasons with the Alberta based club. Of the 1270 games that Smyth played in the NHL 971 of those were wearing the jersey of...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
April 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Edmonton Oilers Forward Ryan Smyth To Retire After 20 Seasons In NHL

Ryan Smyth will don an Edmonton Oilers sweater for the last time Saturday night against the Vancouver Canucks. Smyth announced Friday that he’ll retire from the NHL after 20 seasons, 15 of which he spent with the Oilers. He also played for the New York Islanders, Colorado Avalanche and Los Angeles Kings, but he was drafted sixth overall by the Oilers in 1994. “I have been truly...
Via NESN.com
April 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Most Oilers skipped Ryan Smyth’s retirement announcement

Teams stick together. Apparently no one told that to the Edmonton Oilers. During Ryan Smyth’s emotional retirement announcement, only a few Oilers actually attended. The rest of the team was mysteriously missing. I saw 3 Oilers players at Smyth's retirement. Find the answer to why there wasn't 23, and u might be on to what's happened to this org. — Mark Spector (...
Via Puck Drunk Love
April 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Ryan Smyth scores 2 goals; Oilers blank Flames 2-0

Ryan Smyth scored both goals and Devan Dubnyk made 27 saves Friday night to lead the Edmonton Oilers to a 2-0 victory over the Calgary Flames. Smyth's fifth goal of the season, and first goal in 14 games, came at 17:22 of the first period and it came by way of a fortunate bounce. With Smyth stationed at the top of the goal crease, Ales Hemsky fired the puck from the corner...
Via AP on Fox
December 28, 2013  |  Discuss
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