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Sportsnet #BrightestStars Showdown Week 2

In the second week of Sportsnet #BrightestStars it's McDavid-Nurse play vs. Mark Messier goal

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The Sportsnet #BrightestStars Showdown pits the week's biggest plays and players head to head to allow fans to decide on the Play of the Week.

In the second week of Sportsnet #BrightestStars we feature two Heritage Classic plays from this past, a blast from the past with Mark Messier's goal in the alumni game going up against Darnell Nurse's first tally of the season.

Last week, McDavid's penalty shot goal won top play with 69% of your votes.

Video: WEEK 2 | Messier vs. Nurse

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Talbot named NHL's First Star of the Week

Oilers goaltender Cam Talbot earns first star honours after going 3-0-0 with a .970 save percentage and 1.00 goals-against average.

by Press Release / NHL

The National Hockey League (NHL) announced today, Oilers goaltender Cam Talbot has been named the NHL's First Star of the Week. Chicago Blackhawks centre Artem Anisimov and Detroit Red Wings defenceman Mike Green have been named the NHL's "Three Stars" for the week ending Oct. 23.

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Letestu's shorty one to remember

Mark Letestu scored a big shorthanded goal at the Heritage Classic to help his team win on a big stage

by Chris Wescott @TheChrisWescott / Head Writer

WINNIPEG, MB - Mark Letestu has played more than 400 NHL games in his career. He has 70 career goals in the regular season, and one in the playoffs.

"Playoff goal there (in Columbus)," Letestu said of his proudest hockey goal. "I've scored a couple overtime goals down the stretch for a playoff drive. But this one's pretty cool. It's a memorable thing I'll be able to tell my kids."

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RECAP: Oilers 3, Jets 0

Cam Talbot continued his strong string of performances, stopping all 31 shots he faced in a 3-0 Heritage Classic win over the Winnipeg Jets

by Chris Wescott @TheChrisWescott / Head Writer

Video: OILERS TODAY | Heritage Classic Post-Game

WINNIPEG, MB - Any worries of overcoming the distractions of playing in an outdoor game were erased by a three-goal second period and shut-down goaltending by Cam Talbot, as the Oilers spoiled the Jets 2016 Heritage Classic hopes with a 3-0 victory.

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INFOGRAPHIC: Oilers 3, Jets 0

Take a look at the key numbers behind the Oilers 3-0 win over the Winnipeg Jets at the 2016 Tim Hortons NHL Heritage Classic

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LIVE IN-GAME BLOG: Heritage Classic

Get live minute-by-minute updates from today's Heritage Classic between Edmonton and Winnipeg at Investor's Group Field in Manitoba

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The Oilers play the second outdoor game in franchise history tonight and first on the road at Investor's Group Field in Winnipeg, Manitoba against the Winnipeg Jets.
Follow our live in-game blog for regular updates, including relevant tweets, highlights, photos, commentary and more!

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PREVIEW: Oilers at Jets - Heritage Classic

News, notes and lineups as the Oilers prepare for their Sunday outdoor game against Winnipeg

by Chris Wescott @TheChrisWescott / Head Writer

Video: OILERS TODAY | 2016 Heritage Classic Pre-Game

On Sunday, the Oilers play their first outdoor game since kicking off the NHL's annual tradition back in 2003 at Commonwealth Stadium. 

They will face off against the Winnipeg Jets at Investors Group Field starting at 1:00 PM MDT with the game on Sportsnet and NHL Network across North America. 

Read our game preview below as we set the stage for the historic game plus links to related videos. 

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In Depth: Old Memories, New Home

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An unassuming box of pucks once shared a space with a lawnmower and garden shovel. Now the contents of that box act as a primary display inside the newly unveiled Oilers Hall of Fame room at Rogers Place.

When Oilers Head Equipment Manager, Barrie Stafford, first caught wind that Glen "Slats" Sather had saved many of the record-setting pucks from his time spent as head coach and general manager of the Oilers in the 1980s, he quickly jumped in his car and drove the four hours to Banff to retrieve the box that had been safely tucked away inside Sather's garage.

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RECAP: Jets Alumni 6, Oilers Alumni 5

Teemu Selanne scored two goals and added three assists to lead the way as the Jets Alumni countered an Oilers comeback to win 6-5

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 Video: HERITAGE CLASSIC | Alumni Game Recap

WINNIPEG, MB -- Teemu Selanne had two goals and three assists, including the game-winning goal with seconds left on the clock to lead the Jets Alumni to a 6-5 win over the Oilers Alumni on Saturday.

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Video, articles and photos from Saturday in Winnipeg

View a listing of all the main videos, articles and photos from a busy Saturday on Heritage Classic weekend in Winnipeg

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