TOP 100 OILERS: PAT PRICE (98)

Robin Brownlee
September 25 2015 10:00AM

When Pat Price was tearing it up with the Saskatoon Blades as a junior hotshot, those prone to hyperbole were talking about the unquestionably talented blueliner from Nelson B.C. as the next Bobby Orr and a potential Hockey Hall of Fame candidate. In that regard, he was a total bust.

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AT RANDOM

Robin Brownlee
September 24 2015 11:51AM

Steady

Quiet and reliable is about as sexy and attention-grabbing as driving a minivan, so it’s no surprise to me a lot of fans of the Edmonton Oilers, if not the vast majority, were looking right past Griffin Reinhart and fixing their gaze on Darnell Nurse when training camp began.

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OPPORTUNITY KNOCKS

Robin Brownlee
September 20 2015 05:44PM

All the debate about the merits and lack of same pertaining to Nail Yakupov during his first three seasons in the NHL has been intriguing and funny and all kinds of things in-between, but it’s time to get past all that and find out if and where Yakupov fits with the Edmonton Oilers.

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TOP 100 OILERS: DEAN MCAMMOND (99)

Robin Brownlee
September 17 2015 08:00AM

Anybody who plays almost 1,000 games in the NHL, as Dean McAmmond did, can’t be labelled a disappointment. For me, though, McAmmond, who played 303 regular season games with the Edmonton Oilers, was one of those players who leaves you wanting more.

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THIS, THAT AND THE OTHER THING

Robin Brownlee
September 16 2015 11:11AM

Tonight

Like you, I’m looking forward to seeing Connor McDavid when he and a roster of Edmonton Oilers’ prospects strap it on against the Alberta Golden Bears tonight at Rexall Place.

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