OT: Is Edmonton a Hockey or Football Town?
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03-17-2013, 11:35 PM
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I'm old enough to remember Terry Jones in the
(!) referring to Edmonton as a "meat and potatoes sports town" in which Eskimos were the meat and the Oilers the potatoes. Of course this was at the height of the Eskies' 5-in-a-row Grey Cup dynasty ('77-82) and at the very dawn of the Oilers' glory days. Even an Eskimos first, Oilers second die-hard like me has to admit that, for the longest time, the Oil have been the meat
potatoes while the the Esks have been the gravy.
Hypothetically speaking, if Saskatchewan got an NHL team, they would probably outstage the Riders in a very short period of time.
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