HYPERBOLE SEASON UNDERWAY!

Early September in the world of hockey means the suits are back, the players are skating and getting ready, but we’re still a few miles from training…

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UNICORNS!

The biggest concerns for Edmonton Oilers fans this fall? How much time do you…

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OKLAHOMA CITY BARONS (COMPLETE RE 14-15)

A year ago, the Oklahoma City Barons scored 239 goals. This year, I’m…

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HOLD OUT FOR FASCHING

There was a time, not so very long ago, when the Edmonton Oilers used their…

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WELCOME TO EDMONTON: FIX EVERYTHING

The Edmonton Oilers will have a new director of the powerplay in Craig Ramsay….

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PROMISED LAND

Among the quotable quotes being delivered pell-mell and willy-nilly by Craig MacTavish the other day, his description of the depth chart at center caught…

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WITHER SLEPYSHEV?

Another year will burn off the calendar (it appears) before we see one of Russia’s sons, Anton Slepyshev. I saw him on television from my living…

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ROLL OVER BEETHOVEN

The hockey news is finally starting to roll, after a summer that had explosions in June and early July and then fell into a deep slumber. For Edmonton…

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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. The internet is melting. We’ll talk about it on the Lowdown at 10!…

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TELL ME SOMETHING GOOD

Today on the Lowdown, my guest between 11 and noon will be Rob Vollman. Rob has a new book out (Hockey Abstract 2014) and has agreed to open up the phone…

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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 come to and end (could be tonight, might be tomorrow). It’s about damn…

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

We discussed the gap between Detroit’s development system and what the Oilers are doing a little yesterday afternoon. I wanted to look a little deeper…

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