THE OTHER GUYS

Robin Brownlee
July 04 2015 04:21PM

OtherGuys

It’s no surprise fans of the Edmonton Oilers are falling all over themselves about Connor McDavid, who has been drawing oohs and aahs and applause from the thousands of faithful filing into Rexall Place to watch prospects do drills at an orientation camp.

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A WORK IN PROGRESS

Robin Brownlee
July 02 2015 09:29AM

ChiarelliRebuild

There was a meme circulating Wednesday as the free agency season opened that Pete Chiarelli has already done more to re-shape the Edmonton Oilers in five days than the previous regimes had in the previous five years. There’s some truth to that in terms of quality, if not quantity.

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A NEW DAY

Robin Brownlee
June 28 2015 08:02AM

NewDay

The Edmonton Oilers have been selling hope for so long without coming remotely close to delivering results to fans, it’s completely understandable a sizeable segment of their long-suffering faithful is taking a show-me-don’t-tell-me stance. I’ve resided in that camp awhile.

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FOREPLAY: THE NEXT 48 HOURS

Robin Brownlee
June 24 2015 09:00AM

TwoMoreSleeps

Fans of the Edmonton Oilers will be fist-pumping until they need Tommy John surgery when GM Peter Chiarelli calls Connor McDavid’s name with the first overall pick at the NHL Entry Draft Friday, and rightfully so. That goes without saying.

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TWO FOR THE TWINE

Robin Brownlee
June 19 2015 09:30AM

We know the Edmonton Oilers need an upgrade in goal and we’ve been led to believe there might be a masked man to be had in Cam Talbot of the New York Rangers or Eddie Lack of the Vancouver Canucks capable of filling that need.

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