June 06 2012 11:37AM
It's been obvious for weeks that the Edmonton Oilers have extended the contract of general manager Steve Tambellini. Today, the team made it official by way of its Twitter feed:
June 04 2012 10:52PM
The old saying is you never get a second chance to make a first impression. If that's true, Nail Yakupov did considerably better in his audition in front of reporters at Rexall Place today than I did with him. Perhaps I'll get a chance to take another swing at it after June 22.
June 02 2012 10:00AM
The odds of it happening are about as likely as me ending up on the cover of GQ Magazine, but I can't help but wonder if there's a way that the Edmonton Oilers could come away from the 2012 NHL Entry Draft with Nail Yakupov and Alex Galchenyuk of the Sarnia Sting.
May 29 2012 11:07PM
A year ago, former Alberta Golden Bear Kris Knoblauch was considered a rising star among WHL coaches. Friday, Knoblauch was unceremoniously fired by the Kootenay Ice.
May 28 2012 10:29AM
The question about drafting the best player available versus selecting based on organizational need isn't a tough one. The way I see it, there is no greater "organizational need" than drafting the best player available, especially when a team holds the first overall pick, as the Edmonton Oilers do.