AT THE END OF THE DAY

Craig MacTavish held court today, with the new Justin Schultz contract the main item on the agenda. I was heartened by some of the verbal, flummoxed by…

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JERRY, IT’S FRANK COSTANZA! MR. STEINBRENNER’S HERE, GEORGE IS DEAD, CALL ME BACK

It’s all happening! $3.675M is basically his salary and bonus last year….

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TELL ME SOMETHING GOOD

Today on the Lowdown, my guest between 11 and noon will be Rob Vollman. Rob…

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I’LL SEE YOU ON THE DARK SIDE OF THE MOON

This afternoon we got word the Justin Schultz contract soap opera will soon…

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HEAD-TO-HEAD 2013-14: GRIFFINS V. BARONS

We discussed the gap between Detroit’s development system and what the…

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THE DETROIT MODEL

Last summer, I compared the Detroit minor league system to the Oilers under Steve Tambellini. As you might imagine, it was a depressing day! The Red Wings…

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BIG FISH BITES IF YOU’VE GOT GOOD BAIT

A couple of days ago, NHL.com had some interesting quotes about the Edmonton Oilers and where they sit as we prepare for training camp. As always, Craig…

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NOBODY’S IN LOVE THIS YEAR

The thing about training camp is that storylines can move in a hurry. Take the battle at center in Edmonton’s TC this fall: After RNH and Boyd Gordon,…

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THE MOROZ PROJECT

Tracking Mitchell Moroz and his junior progress has been just short of an obsession on this blog. I blame Scott Reynolds, who did all of the original work…

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THE BIG MAN KHAIRA

Jujhar Khaira turned 20 a couple of weeks ago, and is 6.03, 210 according to the AHL’s website. As we continue our look at training camp and players…

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SOMETHING IN THE AIR

When it comes to assessing pure offensive ability for prospects, it’s important to let all of the air out of their tires. We do that by Desjardins or…

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ONCE IN A LIFETIME (WATER FLOWING UNDERGROUND)

Based on the verbal we’ve heard from Craig MacTavish in the last 16 months, the Edmonton Oilers defense is going to be big, mobile, physical, able…

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SING ME BACK HOME

I’m surprised by the number of people who choose to talk about money instead of role when discussing Benoit Pouliot. If we make a list of “responsible…

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