WHAT ABOUT NIK?: TAKING THE HIGH ROAD

Robin Brownlee
August 30 2010 05:47PM

Let's get past goofy talk about the Edmonton Oilers trying to void the contract of goaltender and convicted drunk driver Nikolai Khabibulin now and discuss what should happen next -- aside from the shame-faced stopper going to jail for at least 30 days.

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KHABIBULIN HEARS HIS FATE TUESDAY

Robin Brownlee
August 27 2010 08:27PM

Nikolai Khabibulin won't have to wait very long to find out the legal price he'll pay for his DUI and related convictions today -- the Edmonton Oilers goaltender will be sentenced in Arizona Tuesday.

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BIG SHOES TO FILL: MICHAELS STEPS IN

Robin Brownlee
August 24 2010 01:51PM

For the record, Jack Michaels has size 11 feet. That's a good thing because, as heir to the broadcast booth Rod Phillips occupied with the Edmonton Oilers for 37 seasons, Michaels has big shoes to fill.

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The Souray saw-off: poor, pitiful me

Robin Brownlee
August 23 2010 03:26PM

EDMONTON, AB - OCTOBER 3:  Sheldon Souray of the Edmonton Oilers walks to the ice before a game between the Calgary Flames and the Edmonton Oilers in an NHL game on October 3, 2009 at Rexall Arena in Edmonton, Canada. The Calgary Flames defeated the Edmonton Oilers 4-3. (Photo by Jimmy Jeong/Getty Images)

So, the Edmonton Oilers still haven't done anything to smooth things over with defenceman Sheldon Souray. How much abuse and neglect can one man endure?

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DEEP THOUGHTS XIX UPDATED: PONDERING THE WIRELESS

Robin Brownlee
August 19 2010 01:43PM

Edmonton Oilers president Patrick LaForge and the people overseeing the hire of a replacement for Rod Phillips must have a helluva candidate in mind -- perhaps one I don't know about -- because they've let Dennis Beyak slip out of the mix of people looking to step into some big shoes.

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