CAMP TIDBITS

Jason Gregor
September 20 2010 01:26PM

Three straight days of just drills, neutral zone coverage, skating, shooting, skating, defensive zone coverage, three-on-twos, time at the whiteboard, two-on-ones, skating and more neutral zone coverage make it difficult to evaluate who has had a good camp. Hell it's day three and I had to talk about haircuts just to break up the monotony.

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TRAINING CAMP DAY TWO..UPDATED..RENNEY REACTS AFTER DAY TWO

Jason Gregor
September 18 2010 03:07PM

The Oilers finally hit the ice for 2010 training camp, and while no one needed a puke bucket, some of them might have had a headache from all the chalkboard time. Tom Renney spent a lot of time teaching on the whiteboard this morning.

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2010: TRAINING CAMP DAY ONE...MEDICALS

Jason Gregor
September 17 2010 10:25AM

Day one of training camp isn’t very exciting. The media stands around slugging coffee, eating muffins,debating the reasoning behind the training camp lines and wondering how a station can report Pat Burns has passed away, only to recant the report due to erroneous information. ***I'm not making light of Burns' health, rather how incredibly insensitive we've become as a society that people race to be the first to report someone has passed away. It's disgusting in my view.***

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ROOKIE WRAP AND NO REFS???

Jason Gregor
September 16 2010 02:04PM

 

The Oilers wrapped up their rookie tournament with a 4-3 loss to the San Jose Sharks, and now we will turn our focus to main camp and see if any of the rookies can make an impact.

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ROOKIE THOUGHTS AND GAME THREE PREVIEW

Jason Gregor
September 15 2010 01:08PM

Even in Penticton you could sense it was a Battle of Alberta last night, even though most of the players on the ice will likely never suit up in the NHL for the Flames or Oilers, the rookies for both clubs played like it mattered to them.

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