AT RANDOM

Robin Brownlee
July 11 2015 12:00PM

The Players’ Tribune is fast becoming one of the must-read sites for hockey fans. The latest article of interest, particularly to followers of the Edmonton Oilers, is Sheldon Souray’s The Wannabe.

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GIVE IT TO THE KID

Robin Brownlee
July 07 2015 02:55PM

HatToss

When the hype machine is revved up to redline as it has been for Connor McDavid, it’s not very often a player, even one as obviously special and gifted as him, can live up to it.

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THE OTHER GUYS

Robin Brownlee
July 04 2015 04:21PM

OtherGuys

It’s no surprise fans of the Edmonton Oilers are falling all over themselves about Connor McDavid, who has been drawing oohs and aahs and applause from the thousands of faithful filing into Rexall Place to watch prospects do drills at an orientation camp.

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A WORK IN PROGRESS

Robin Brownlee
July 02 2015 09:29AM

ChiarelliRebuild

There was a meme circulating Wednesday as the free agency season opened that Pete Chiarelli has already done more to re-shape the Edmonton Oilers in five days than the previous regimes had in the previous five years. There’s some truth to that in terms of quality, if not quantity.

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A NEW DAY

Robin Brownlee
June 28 2015 08:02AM

NewDay

The Edmonton Oilers have been selling hope for so long without coming remotely close to delivering results to fans, it’s completely understandable a sizeable segment of their long-suffering faithful is taking a show-me-don’t-tell-me stance. I’ve resided in that camp awhile.

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