The Copper & Blue "With Luke Gazdic back from injury and practicing with the Oilers it's only a matter of time before he actually gets some playing time in a game. I don't think Gazdic does a single thing to make the Oilers a better team, so the prospect of him dressing for even a single game isn't something that..." November 19
Edmonton Journal "It’s obvious where Luke Gazdic fits in the NHL’s heavyweight division. He and the Calgary Flames’ Brian McGrattan are tussling for the belt as the toughest protector. But where does Gazdic fit on the Edmonton Oilers’ lineup card? He knows the score; fighting is down considerably, with just..." November 15
Edmonton Journal "With his surgically repaired right shoulder resting in a sling, Luke Gazdic had no choice but to look ahead to next season. The Edmonton Oilers rookie left the lineup after the March 30 contest against the New York Rangers to have a torn labrum remedied. Gazdic’s surgeon not only operated on..." April 09
Luke Gazdic will undergo season-ending shoulder surgery this week and will be sidelined approximately six months.
Edmonton Sun "Luke Gazdic does his homework heading into games. The Edmonton Oilers winger, who doubles as team enforcer, was aware of the possible opponents he could square off with against the Buffalo Sabres on Monday. The Sabres have plenty of muscle on their roster, and with Buffalo’s season spiraling..." February 04
Montreal Gazette "Heavyweight NHLers are there to serve and protect on a nightly basis, but Luke Gazdic has some ability and shouldn’t be satisfied with being a knuckle-dragging, four- to five-minute-a-game guy. There could be something there in the Edmonton Oilers’ fourth-liner. On several shifts against the..." January 09
Edmonton Sun "Get rid of hockey goons. Keep fighting in hockey. That’s my stand. And it’s not contradictory. The best example is right here right now in Edmonton. There’s no place in this game for Steve MacIntyre. But welcome to the Oilers Luke Gazdic. With what happened to George Parros in..." October 03
Defending Big D "Texas Stars fans weep as fan favorite Luke Gazdic departs for a shot at cracking the Oiler lineup... When the Dallas Stars placed Colton Sceviour and goaltender Cristopher Nilstorp on waivers yesterday there was some intrigue as to whether one or both would be claimed. They cleared. Luke..." September 29