CRYSTAL BALL: STAPLES PREDICTS OILERS WILL OVERTAKE FLAMES NO LATER THAN 2012-13

Robin Brownlee
September 04 2011 01:27AM

I'm not surprised Calgary Flames GM Jay Feaster got Edmonton Oilers faithful hot and bothered with his comments regarding rebuilding the other day, but I'm a bit puzzled fan veteran Edmonton Journal scribe David Staples took the bait.

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AN EPIC RANT: JASON BONSIGNORE ON HIS FAILED DAYS WITH THE EDMONTON OILERS

Robin Brownlee
September 01 2011 08:20PM

As first-round busts go, if Jason Bonsignore, taken fourth overall by the Edmonton Oilers at 1994 NHL Entry Draft, doesn't rate as the worst case of a swing and a miss by the franchise, he's close.

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THE HUMAN TOLL: ENOUGH IS ENOUGH

Robin Brownlee
September 01 2011 11:06AM

With Sidney Crosby's hockey career hanging in the balance because of concussions and Marc Savard's apparently over, the NHL's overdue decision to address headshots in the game is a classic case of being a day late and a dollar short.

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JUST ASKING: 10 QUESTIONS GOING INTO CAMP

Robin Brownlee
August 31 2011 01:41PM

While fans could probably use all their fingers and toes when it comes to questions about the Edmonton Oilers as training camp approaches, I can think of at least 10 relating specifically to player personnel I don't have the answers to.

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ON THE TUBE: OILERS 2011-12 TV SKED

Robin Brownlee
August 29 2011 03:20PM

Rogers Sportsnet just released its 2011-12 broadcast schedule for the Edmonton Oilers. Here's the release, via Sportsnet:

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