DEADLINE DAZE: THIS, THAT AND THE OTHER THING

Robin Brownlee
February 24 2011 09:24PM

The transmitter I slipped into Steve Tambellini's overcoat last week has stopped working, so I'm as much in the dark as everybody else trying to figure out what the Edmonton Oilers GM has cooking going into Monday's NHL trade deadline.* Anybody got a flashlight?

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GILBERT BRULE: WHAT NOW?

Robin Brownlee
February 23 2011 01:29PM

Where does Gilbert Brule fit in the plans of the Edmonton Oilers? More to the point with the NHL trade deadline approaching Monday, does Brule fit in the plans with the Oilers?

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LOTS OF TALK: PENNER AND HEMSKY IN PLAY

Robin Brownlee
February 20 2011 01:21PM

CALGARY, AB -- Talk is always cheap, especially as the NHL trade deadline approaches, and buzz persists that Dustin Penner and Ales Hemsky of the Edmonton Oilers are in play.

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VALENTINE'S DAY: PUCKER UP, SUCKERS

Robin Brownlee
February 14 2011 05:14PM

You were expecting a dozen long-stemmed roses and perfume or perhaps a candlelight dinner and a corny poem scrawled on a note tucked in with the dessert. Oh, the seduction.

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DEEP THOUGHTS XXIV: SEE NO EVIL

Robin Brownlee
February 10 2011 10:37AM

Occasionally, I'm reminded of the time I saw Edmonton Oilers defenseman Boris Mironov stagger out of a taxi in Los Angeles stinking of booze early in the morning after an all-night bender only to have horrified coach Ron Low insist, "You didn't see that."

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