OKC BARONS 12-13

Lowetide
August 06 2012 08:19AM

The OKC Barons 12-13 are coming into view. Sure there are some 'bubble' players who might make the big club but at this point the candidates appear to be signed, sealed and delivered.

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MINOR LEAGUE ALL-STARS

Lowetide
August 05 2012 09:28AM

There are qualified men playing in the shadows of the NHL, waiting for a chance to prove they have the right stuff. This year, as in seasons past, six men have shown themselves to be most worthy. These men are the 2012 Minor League All-Stars.

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HOLIDAY ROAD

Lowetide
August 04 2012 07:22AM

It has been a splendid summer, it has been a fascinating few months for Oiler fans. And as much as I love the hot sun, the coastal humidity and the mosquitoes that have grown to the size of Black Hawk helicopters, it is time. Time, boys. It is time.

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A NOTE ABOUT REASONABLE

Lowetide
August 02 2012 08:02AM

The Edmonton Oilers struck gold when selecting Jordan Eberle 22nd overall in the 2008 entry draft. How good can he be? What should we expect from him this coming season? What is reasonable?

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ASHES BY NOW

Lowetide
August 01 2012 07:11AM

I've always been fascinated by scouts. Their job is simple: identify talent and don't make mistakes. Easier said than done. The job involves long hours, miles and miles of bad road, horrible coffee and exotic places from Minsk to Minot. How DO they pick the great players out in a crowd? How are Stu MacGregor and his merry band doing?

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