WHAT'S MY LINE?

Robin Brownlee
September 07 2010 06:08PM

During his transition from the coaching ranks to that of senior advisor, Pat Quinn saw fit to make Sam Gagner his fourth-line centre to start the 2009-10 season. I, and a lot of people, are guessing successor Tom Renney sees Gagner as his first-line centre when the 2010-11 season begins.

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LOWE DOES A NUMBER ON HALL

Robin Brownlee
September 07 2010 06:04PM

It's supposed to be a photo-op for the Edmonton Oilers Community Foundation Winner's Choice Lottery, but Wednesday's grip and grin will be much more than that when Kevin Lowe hands Taylor Hall his No. 4 jersey.

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Andrew Cogliano: Money talks

Robin Brownlee
September 03 2010 02:26PM

SUNRISE, FL - DECEMBER 7: Andrew Cogliano #13 of the Edmonton Oilers skates prior to the game against the Florida Panthers on December 7, 2009 at the BankAtlantic Center in Sunrise, Florida. The Oilers defeated the Panthers 3-2 in a shoot out. (Photo by Joel Auerbach/Getty Images)

Andrew Cogliano came into the NHL alongside Sam Gagner, but after three seasons toiling for the Edmonton Oilers, there's going to be a lot more separation between these teammates and friends -- at least when they look at their pay cheques.

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Those $%#@&# bloggers: what to do?

Robin Brownlee
September 02 2010 01:37PM

Hockey blogs and hockey bloggers aren't going anywhere. That's a reality the Edmonton Oilers and other NHL teams have to accept and come to grips with, and the sooner the better.

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GREGOR GIVES IT A GO: GETTING TO .164

Robin Brownlee
September 01 2010 12:56PM

Getting behind the wheel of a car after consuming any amount of alcohol is a bad idea. And, at various established thresholds -- be it at .05 or .08, whatever -- doing so is illegal. We all know that, or should.

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