THE WAY I SEE IT

Robin Brownlee
June 05 2015 05:05PM

TheJerk

When TSN’s Bob McKenzie releases his annual top-75 final draft ranking list, hockey nerds tend to jump around like Steve Martin in The Jerk when the new phone books arrived. With good reason. I’m no different.

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CHIARELLI: GETTING DOWN TO BUSINESS

Robin Brownlee
June 02 2015 08:48PM

Chiarelli

Just five weeks into his tenure as GM of the Edmonton Oilers, Pete Chiarelli has been doing most of his talking behind closed doors since unveiling Todd McLellan as his head coach rather than publicly as the Oilers prepare for the NHL Entry Draft.

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THE WAY I SEE IT

Robin Brownlee
May 26 2015 02:20PM

familiarity

Human nature being what it is, we are often more comfortable relying on people we know and trust rather than the unknown in all walks of life. That includes hiring people for jobs in the NHL.

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THIS, THAT AND THE OTHER THING

Robin Brownlee
May 22 2015 01:03PM

Todd McLellan

The Edmonton Oilers have been guilty far too often of signing the wrong people for the wrong money in recent years, so it’s a welcome departure from the same old, same old to see them continue what’s been a ridiculous off-season roll by getting it right with coach Todd McLellan.

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WHAT WILL MCLELLAN’S STAFF LOOK LIKE?

Robin Brownlee
May 18 2015 08:55PM

Unless everybody has it absolutely wrong, Todd McLellan will be (or already is) the next coach of the Edmonton Oilers and his hiring could be made official as early as Tuesday. What I’m wondering is what his coaching staff will look like.

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