August 02 2010 06:28PM
I've long suspected Georges Laraque was too decent a person for his true calling in life to be a hockey tough guy, and with the news that he's been named deputy leader of the Green Party, apparently I had good reason to feel that way all these years.
July 30 2010 05:45PM
When the Edmonton Oilers announced this morning they'd hired Freddy Krueger as an associate coach, my first reaction -- aside from passing Cornflakes through my nostrils -- was "DubyaTeeEff?"
July 26 2010 03:11PM
I got into the habit during my days covering the Edmonton Oilers beat of taking the middle of July off because it seemed nothing notable ever happened then. The draft is done. The top free agents are picked over. It is, essentially, the NHL's dog days.
July 15 2010 09:24AM
Starting today with the announcement Todd Nelson will be named coach of the Oklahoma City Barons, we're likely to know who fits where behind the bench with the Edmonton Oilers in the next 24 hours.
July 10 2010 12:49AM
"What's happening with Mike Comrie?" A fan asked me that Friday as the Edmonton Oilers were winding down their development camp at Clareview Arena. I didn't have an answer.