ROB SCHREMP: GLUE FOR ONE-TRICK PONY

Robin Brownlee
August 10 2011 08:54PM

Loving a cocky kid and a good quote, I always hoped things would work out for Rob Schremp in the NHL, but I suspected they would not, which was affirmed today with the announcement Schremp has signed a one-year deal to play lacrosse hockey with Modo of the SEL.

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RADIO GA-GA: 630 CHED DEAL IS DONE

Robin Brownlee
August 08 2011 09:46AM

The Edmonton Oilers and 630 CHED have completed the ink on a new three-year deal that will see the station remain as rightsholder. Included in the package, the debut of Oilers NOW, a renamed version of the "Oilers Lunch" franchise from TEAM 1260, hosted by Bob Stauffer.

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NATION EXCLUSIVE: RYAN SMYTH HOME AGAIN

Robin Brownlee
August 06 2011 03:03PM

I still can't get over how some people accused Ryan Smyth of shedding crocodile tears at Edmonton International Airport after he was dealt to the New York Islanders at the 2007 NHL trade deadline after 11th-hour contract negotiations stalled.

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THE RIGHT STUFF: TAYLOR HALL

Robin Brownlee
August 05 2011 05:31PM

It's been said that some leaders are born with the traits that make them what they are, while others develop them as they go. It doesn't really matter how somebody assumes the kind of role most of us only aspire to, only that they do. I'm convinced Taylor Hall is on his way.

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OFF THE TOP OF MY HEAD: THE WAY I SEE IT

Robin Brownlee
August 05 2011 03:06PM

Two weeks ago, I copped to being an obstinate fossil, to struggling with change. So, I take a week off away from the laptop for a trip to Kelowna and what happens? Change aplenty, with much of striking very close to home. It's so unsettling.

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