Tambellini talks: famous last words?

Robin Brownlee
February 15 2010 05:15PM

Ice Hockey - Canada v Switzerland

Generally speaking, being all talk and no action makes you a poser. When you're the GM of the 30th-place Edmonton Oilers as Steve Tambellini is, it seems to me being all talk and no walk should get you gone.

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LOVERS SCORNED: MSM LAMENT

Robin Brownlee
February 13 2010 11:51PM

I thought it fitting to wait until Valentine's Day to have a go at the angst and moping by some members of the local media, those who've been in full sulk after being shown the cold shoulder by Edmonton Oilers owner Daryl Katz.

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Gilbert rumours: the buzz and the lowdown

Robin Brownlee
February 11 2010 02:29PM

Edmonton Oilers v New York Islanders

Is Tom Gilbert being fitted for a Columbus Blue Jacket? The answer, despite buzz being generated today by an item on the website The Fourth Period, is no better than "maybe."

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EMBARRASSMENT: DOES ANYBODY CARE?

Robin Brownlee
February 09 2010 12:43PM

Losing is one thing. Failure to muster the gumption to compete, to go down swinging and instead laying down while an opponent buffs his boots on your backside is quite another. The Edmonton Oilers are there now.

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JEFF DESLAURIERS: WHAT'S IT GOING TO BE?

Robin Brownlee
February 07 2010 03:26PM

In some games, Jeff Deslauriers looks like a bona fide NHL starting goaltender. At other times, he looks more suited to sitting on the end of the bench and cheerleading in the AHL or selling insurance.

That juxtaposition is jarring on the eyes, if nothing else.

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