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"Edmonton after Hockey." As the Puck Turns: a Personal Journey through the World of Hockey. Brian Conacher, 157-178. Mississauga, ON: J. Wiley & Sons Canada, 2007.

AB: Continuing from end of Brian Conacher's term as general manger of the Edmonton Oilers in 1978, this chapter explores his life in Edmonton's sporting world in the late 70s. He looks at his time employed as an executive by Northlands, home of the Oilers, the signing of future hockey legend Wayne Gretzky, the transition of Edmonton into a Nation Hockey League franchise and his work on other Albertan sporting events including the 1981 Canadian Finals Rodeo.

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