Robin Brownlee
April 01 2009 12:58AM


In yet another kick to the groin, the Edmonton Oilers shafted themselves -- or is it bladed themselves? -- in Tuesday's 5-3 loss to the Anaheim Ducks when coach Craig MacTavish guessed wrong on Teemu Selanne's stick.

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Robin Brownlee
March 30 2009 12:16AM


The official sign golf season was underway used to be the opening of Golden West Golf Course, but with the modest old track now closed, the Edmonton Oilers have taken over as the official beacon that's it's time for fans to move along and tee it up.

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Desert no place for ice hockey

Robin Brownlee
March 26 2009 11:05AM

Wayne Gretzky looks into the desert and contemplates his existence in Phoenix

This just in from the Department Of The Obvious: residents of Phoenix (the people who haven't lost their houses to foreclosure and still live there) don't give two squirts about the Coyotes, let alone the Edmonton Oilers.

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True Confessions

Robin Brownlee
March 20 2009 09:52AM


Faster than oil companies have gouged us again with a four-cent increase at the gas pumps to mark the first day of spring, optimism over the Edmonton Oilers playoff chances has grown in leaps and bounds after Thursday's 8-1 laugher over the feeble Colorado Avalanche.

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Under pressure

Robin Brownlee
March 17 2009 03:10PM

Funny thing how expectations work. When there are none, you get rolls like the Edmonton Oilers fashioned in their final 20 games last season as they went 14-5-1 and looked like the 1957 Montreal Canadiens doing it.

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