I know that in the grand scheme of things, I'm supposed to be impartial. That I should write the news and notes on a team without acting as a "homer" for the city in which I live. But, it shouldácome as no surprise, that as an Oilers blogger, I'm also an Oilers fan. So when Dany Heatley essentially snubbed the Edmonton Oilers during the summer and refused to waive his no-trade clause to join an Edmonton squad that would have been excited to have him; I vowed that as long as Heatley was not an Oiler, I was not a Heatley fan. As a result of my new found loyalty to my optional dislike for a player I really know little about, I was not at all pleased when Dany Heatley scored a hat-trick (his second of the season, mind you) against the Philadelphia Flyers on Friday night. For some reason, this ...
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