Culture club: Between a rock and an entitled place

Robin Brownlee
November 23 2009 03:28PM

The challenge with changing the culture of the Edmonton Oilers, and that's exactly what needs to be done if this flailing franchise is going to reverse its fortunes, is that doing so hinges on the veteran core of the team.

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Pat Quinn: the truth? You can't handle the truth

Robin Brownlee
November 20 2009 05:18PM

So, I wonder how Pat Quinn's honesty will play in the Edmonton Oilers dressing room, given all the trouble former coach Craig MacTavish talked himself into last season by speaking his mind.

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Armchair GM VI: No news is bad news

Robin Brownlee
November 17 2009 03:18PM

With the Edmonton Oilers back home for five straight games at Rexall Place and slowly returning to health, an optimist might suggest there appears to be some light at the end of the tunnel. Unfortunately for Pat Quinn's outfit, it's probably a train.

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Fernando Pisani: Karma my ass

Robin Brownlee
November 14 2009 03:23PM

I've never put much faith in the concept of karma, and I'm thinking it's even more of a load when I look at the health issues that have plagued Fernando Pisani of the Edmonton Oilers.

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Mr. Fartcatcher: so far, so good

Robin Brownlee
November 10 2009 11:27PM

Pardon me while I slip on my copper and blue PJs, but the Edmonton Oilers have two more points in the standings than I thought they'd get through the first two games of their road trip, even with their 4-3 shootout loss to the Ottawa Senators.

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