WINGMEN

Lowetide
August 31 2012 07:14AM

Prevailing wisdom has championship teams building 'up the middle.' For the Edmonton Oilers, luck and circumstance have dictated adding wingmen of high quality. Can this group send the Edmonton Oilers to infinity and beyond?

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NO COUNTRY FOR OLD C'S?

Lowetide
August 29 2012 01:43PM

The position of center for Edmonton features a ridiculous teenager, an early 20s enigma, two old goats and several plough horses. This isn't your Daddy's Oilers at center.

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BLUES CLUES

Lowetide
August 27 2012 08:13AM

In the classic version of Blues Clues, Steve (in photo) solved world issues using his brain, his handy dandy notebook and his sidekick Blue. The Oilers "Steve" has been working on Blues Clues since arriving, building from the ground up. How does the blue depth chart look today?

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KEEPERS!

Lowetide
August 26 2012 11:32AM

For the first time in memory, the Oilers "goalie of the future" is the incumbent NHL #1, Devan Dubnyk. In this look at the organization's goalies, the major question is this: do the Oilers have another NHL goalie in their system?

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THE COURAGE FOR THE CHANGING OF THE GUARD

Lowetide
August 25 2012 05:32AM

First time I saw Shawn Horcoff was fall 2000, one dozen years ago. It was a pre-season game, he marked his man at center ice after a turnover and shadowed him down the ice, tied up his stick as a perfect pass came flying through the slot and rode the man out the scoring area. Textbook from a rookie, music!

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