JUST ASKING: ITEMS RATTLING AROUND MY BIG HEAD

Robin Brownlee
June 06 2009 03:28PM

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Forget the buzz surrounding rumours Sheldon Souray has put his house on the market -- it means nothing in the context of whether or not he wants to be traded by the Edmonton Oilers. Besides, I don't even know for sure if it's true.

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Deep Thoughts X: Cold showers and moving up on draft day

Robin Brownlee
June 04 2009 01:25PM

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When it comes to moving up in the Entry Draft, the Edmonton Oilers have had less luck than Wanye Gretz trying to convince the hottest girl -- any girl -- in high school to give him her phone number. In other words, no sniff.

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Armchair GM V: housekeeping items

Robin Brownlee
June 01 2009 01:42PM

Even with the hiring of head coach Pat Quinn, associate coach Tom Renney and assistant Kelly Buchberger taken care of, Oilers GM Steve Tambellini has a full plate these days.

The first order of business for Tambellini right now is schmoozing and setting the table for possible deals down the road at a meeting of general managers in Pittsburgh over the next couple of days.

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PAT QUINN: THE RIGHT MAN

Robin Brownlee
May 26 2009 05:34PM

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People fixated on his birth certificate or his grey hair are already second-guessing the choice of 66-year-old Pat Quinn as the new head coach of the Edmonton Oilers.

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A backyard find?

Robin Brownlee
May 22 2009 04:16PM

Aaron Sorochan's name isn't on the tip of anybody's tongue when it comes to the Edmonton Oilers goaltending situation, but it looks from where I sit like he should at least be part of the discussion.

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