THAT’S THE WAY OF THE WORLD

We’ve been heading down the 2014-15 road for some time now, and a sign of changing seasons and themes is Dallas Eakins discussing the future in media….

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GAGNER AS A WINGER

I had a conversation yesterday about Sam Gagner. My friend (it was Woodguy,…

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HOCKEY IS A BATTLE

Did I ever tell you why I’m a fan of Craig MacTavish? It all started when…

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SHARKS AT OILERS G73, 13-14

The Edmonton Oilers enter the ‘death spiral’ portion of the home…

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STAY IDLE FOR DRAISAITL?

Jim Matheson is treating the “Draisaitl or Ekblad” insider info…

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OILERS RECALL BROSSOIT

Edmonton Oilers have recalled Laurent Brossoit, as the Viktor Fasth injury appears to be serious enough to keep him out of uniform. Brossoit was recently…

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BEING FOR THE BENEFIT OF MR. KATZ

I often wonder what an Oilers fan would say to Daryl Katz, given a chance to sit down and have a coffee. I mean, aside from the “what the hell have…

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GETTING BETTER?

On the day Stu MacGregor took over as Scouting Director (story here), I looked at Kevin Prendergast’s top five selections in the seven years he was…

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LIFE IN CROYDON

Last night’s loss to the Calgary Flames is a bitter pill for all involved. Why? By the most generous estimates, this team is four years into the…

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FLAMES AT OILERS, G72 13-14

The Edmonton Oilers can catch a few teams before the end of the season. The question is should they? I believe the Oilers have to stand and deliver at…

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BLOOM IS OFF THE ROSE

Mike Bloom was a guy I followed from the day he was drafted. A big guy, Bloom was drafted at the end of the first round (1972) by the Boston Bruins following…

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THE WORLD NEEDS MORE SMART PEOPLE

For about 40 years now (time flies, ladies and men) I’ve been reading scouting reports. You know what? They’re about to get WAY better for…

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SABRES AT OILERS, G71 13-14

The Edmonton Oilers are 10-4-3 in their last 17, but a lot of the golden record comes via all-world goaltending. There’s no way the goalies can sustain…

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