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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BIG RED MCCARRON

Lowetide
July 30 2012 07:12PM

The truth is we don't know much about John McCarron. The Edmonton Oilers liked him, and he's a big winger who had some nice things going on later in Cornell's season. Let's see if we can cobble together something on Edmonton's latest prospect.

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THE FAMOUS ARCHIE SLAP?

Lowetide
July 29 2012 05:44PM

One of the ongoing mysteries surrounding the Edmonton Oilers is the 'elevator shaft' 4th line. A tough 11-12 season should have been followed by a mass exodus for the offending parties. So, with all due respect, what the hell?

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QUESTIONS FOR 12-13 (UPDATE)

Lowetide
July 29 2012 10:12AM

In April, I asked 10 questions about the Edmonton Oilers. Three months later, we have our answers.

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