The game did not live up to the occasion.
Derek Van Diest
Derek Van Diest is a sports reporter for the Edmonton Sun. His main responsibility is to cover the Edmonton Oilers hockey club, following the team on a daily basis throughout the NHL season. He also covers the CFL's Edmonton Eskimos and a variety of professional and amateur sports in and around the city. A member of the Professional Hockey Writers Association, he has been a journalist for nearly 15 years, graduating from Grant MacEwan College in Edmonton. Born in Santiago, Chile, he immigrated to Canada with his family as a child and speaks fluent Spanish.
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