Tease, tease, tease

Robin Brownlee
February 01 2009 08:45PM


There's no excuse for the half-hearted effort the Edmonton Oilers trotted out for a capacity crowd at Rexall Place in a 2-1 loss to the Nashville Predators, but if you're surprised, you're gullible.

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GDB 48: It couldn't possibly get any worse...

Robin Brownlee
January 30 2009 02:44PM

Having had to wear Tuesday's 10-2 loss to the Buffalo Sabres like a bad haircut and endure the musical taunting of a smart-ass radio station from The City of Cows since Tuesday, the Edmonton Oilers get a chance to redeem themselves, not a minute too soon, when the Minnesota Wild come calling at Rexall Place tonight.

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The bucket list

Robin Brownlee
January 29 2009 03:51PM

The morning after the night before at Rexall Place didn't provide the puke-inducing bag skate many fans of the Edmonton Oilers, not to mention some players, expected from coach Craig MacTavish today.

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Have I got a deal for you...

Robin Brownlee
January 26 2009 11:09AM

It wasn't long ago that the rationale for handing out lucrative, long-term contracts to players like the pact the Edmonton Oilers signed Tom Gilbert to was: "It might seem like an overpayment now, but it will be a bargain two years from now."

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In it together

Robin Brownlee
January 21 2009 12:07PM

They're in it together now. If for no other reason than that, I like the Edmonton Oilers’ chances of making the playoffs a lot more today than I did when this season began.

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