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Die-hard Edmonton Oilers fans showing love for team during playoff run

WATCH ABOVE: The Edmonton Oilers face another do-or-die situation when they face the Ducks in Anaheim tonight but no matter what happens, the team has already given fans some memories that will last a lifetime. Jack Haskins reports.

Whether you’re at Rogers Place, watching the game on TV, or hanging out at your local sports bar, it’s clear the passion fans have for the Edmonton Oilers.

Many fans have been wearing masks, painting their faces and dressing up in some outrageous outfits for games at the downtown arena.

But it hasn’t just been at the games that fans have been exhibiting their love for the team. Many people have been using social media to show off their fandom.

Jerry MacLachlan has been showing off his rap skills by posting videos on Facebook of his rap songs about the Oilers. He posted his most recent song hours before the Oilers and Anaheim Ducks played Game 7 Wednesday night.

Watch below: Oilers super fan Jerry MacLachlan posts a rap about Oilers before the team’s Game 7 against the Anaheim Ducks. 

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READ MORE: Video of excited young Edmonton Oilers fan goes viral

Carri Boulton has been posted photos of her sons who have been dressing up before every Oilers playoff game and acting out a scene related to the series.

Meanwhile, an Alberta woman showed what a die-hard Oilers fan she is after being admitted to a Red Deer hospital Sunday night with high blood pressure while 33 weeks pregnant. Nikki Conrad continued to listen to the Oilers and Ducks’ Game 6 on 630 CHED while she was induced.

Nikki said listening to the game helped her and her husband.

“It kept him calmer, relaxed… my support person, right?” Nikki said.

“Being a first-time dad and the score was kind of crazy, and it just worked out good.”

She gave birth to a baby boy a few hours after the Oilers’ 7-1 win.

An Edmonton Oilers fan continued to listen to an Oilers playoff game while in labor at a Red Deer hospital.
An Edmonton Oilers fan continued to listen to an Oilers playoff game while in labor at a Red Deer hospital. KC Conrad, Credit

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Jimmy and Rosalina Valeriano received national attention Wednesday after a photo of the Edmonton couple and an uncomfortable-looking Connor McDavid went viral.

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READ MORE: Edmonton Oilers Game 7 watch party tickets sell out in less than 2 minutes

Not only have Oilers games been sellouts, but so have their watch parties. The 18,000 tickets for the Game 7 watch party at Rogers Place sold out in just two minutes.

It was the fourth sellout of the playoffs for Edmonton and marked the 100,000th ticket sold for watch parties at Rogers Place.

Puck drops for Game 7 Wednesday at 8 p.m. (MST).

Watch below: There will be plenty of Edmonton Oilers fans in the crowd in Anaheim for Game 7 on Wednesday night. Quinn Phillips has more from an Anaheim fan who feels like a duck out of water.

Edmonton hockey fans cheer on Oilers in Anaheim
Edmonton hockey fans cheer on Oilers in Anaheim
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