It’s the first game of the season. It’s the first game after a labour disruption. It’s Ralph Krueger’s first game as head coach. It’s a game against a fierce and strong rival. It’s the kind of game where it’s easy for players to get too hyper, to try to do too much, and not take care of the simple things. All this is top of my mind when I consider the three keys for the Edmonton Oilers against the Vancouver Canucks today.
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