Horcoff and Die

Lowetide
October 06 2010 05:38PM

The first time I noticed Shawn Horcoff, a pretty pass was zipping through the slot in a fall 2000 scrimmage. The intended target didn't get the pass, as his stick had been raised by his shadow; the two skaters faded from the scene, the puck safely out of harm's way. The shadow? Shawn Horcoff. His mark on that play? Long forgotten. Shawn Horcoff showed everyone early on he had the ability to play a complete game.

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Commotion

Lowetide
October 05 2010 05:49PM

This is Chris Vande Velde. His showing at this fall's training camp went mostly unnoticed what will all the commotion. We may one day look back on TC 2010 and remember it as the period of time when the Oilers finally saw that big center everyone was waiting for these many years. And that's not all.

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Prospects Progress

Lowetide
October 03 2010 09:24AM

Each June and December, I post a Top 20 prospects list. Since this is the midway point between the two lists, I thought it might be an idea to see how they're progressing.

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Job Market 2 (Beware the Ginger)

Lowetide
October 02 2010 07:24AM

A dozen days ago we looked at the Oilers depth chart and made some bets. These 12 days later, how many of those bets look like they'll pay off? How many are still up in the air? How many have gone south? 

The answers may surprise you.  

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One Man's Junk is Another Man's Treasure

Lowetide
October 01 2010 07:26AM

Oiler fans finding themselves spending work hours fretting over the possible loss of Shawn Belle or Richard Petiot to waivers need to remember one thing: the Oilers are #1 on the list for all players on the waiver wire. Once again, first overall could come in handy over the next few days.

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