Ales Hemsky: second thoughts

Robin Brownlee
May 09 2010 06:18PM

Edmonton Oilers v Buffalo Sabres

I should know better than to think I can sit on something for even a couple of days as long as Jim Matheson totes a notepad in this town. I got yet another example of why as Matheson offered up a brief but noteworthy item on Ales Hemsky in today's Hockey World in The Journal.

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STU MACGREGOR: HALL ON THE BIG STAGE

Robin Brownlee
May 06 2010 01:37PM

With the Windsor Spitfires preparing for the Memorial Cup and the Plymouth Whalers sitting at home, extra time in the spotlight gives Taylor Hall a distinct advantage over Tyler Seguin, right?

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Radio Ga-ga II: who will get the skipper's seat?

Robin Brownlee
May 03 2010 03:30PM

I expect it'll take the Edmonton Oilers another week or 10 days to announce Rod Phillips is retiring after 37 seasons as the team's radio voice, but I'll dispatch with that here and now so those interested in the job can get a head-start on preparing their resumes and clips.

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Real life: hockey isn't what matters most

Robin Brownlee
April 28 2010 09:49PM

I've told the story before about how my life changed forever on Aug. 16, 2006, when I celebrated my 48th birthday and welcomed my son Sam into the world the very same day.

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Ken Hitchcock: What if?

Robin Brownlee
April 25 2010 06:50PM

Michigan News - April 17, 2009

After I talked to Ken Hitchcock the other day to confirm my suspicion that he'd have no interest in coming home to coach the Edmonton Oil Kings of the WHL, it dawned on me I'd missed the most obvious question -- what about the Edmonton Oilers?

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