A SONG FOR YOU (OKLAHOMA)

Lowetide
June 08 2013 07:51AM

For me, the best thing to come out of Oklahoma (in my lifetime) is Leon Russell. Russell aside, the Oklahoma City Barons rank second on the list of good things out of the Sooner State. 

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NATION PROFILE: STEVE STAIOS

Lowetide
June 07 2013 06:39AM

There are things about Edmonton you can only tell by living here. There's old money here you'll never find by looking for signs of extravagance, there's a tremendous sense of charity that can be overwhelming if you're in need of it, and there's a pride and entrepreneurial spirit that likely comes from isolation and independence. And hockey fans like their defensemen tough, edgy and with a max effort. Little wonder Steve Staios flourished in the Capital. 

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ENJOYING MY COFFEE

Lowetide
June 05 2013 07:06AM

Anton Lander's North American hockey career has not gone as planned, but there are some signs that he might be turning the corner in OKC. Part of his success? A little help from his "Nordic" friends.

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OPPORTUNITY KNOCKS

Lowetide
June 02 2013 01:25PM

The day Edmonton drafted Mitchell Moroz, the Oilers were absolutely addressing need. Moroz--a big, tough winger who can skate and arrive in ill humor consistently--instantly moved to the top of the list of 'junior forwards other teams don't want to play against' in the organization. One year later, Moroz appears to be on the verge of a long awaited move up the depth chart to a skill line and offensive opportunity.

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30 DAYS

Lowetide
June 01 2013 02:24PM

The Edmonton Oilers actual draft list is unavailable to us, but the organization does give us 'clues' leading up to each season's entry draft. If you're really interested in knowing the players Edmonton may select this summer, a little digging could go a long way.

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