SOULSHINE SOMETIME?

Lowetide
April 11 2014 05:43PM

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Edmonton Oilers fans are used to disappointment. Every day since 2006 summer has been a death march into the abyss, with the Entry Draft (once a hopeful time) serving as a reminder that progress is for other cities, other teams. This weekend, as we say goodbye to Ryan Smyth, it might be time to ask a question: WHEN do the good times roll?

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TRADING FOR HOMETOWN JOHNNY

Lowetide
April 09 2014 07:06PM

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Johnny Boychuk is pure Edmonton, even down to the name. A rough and tumble defender with a big time shot, Boychuk is a Stanley Cup champion in Boston and one of the trusted blueliners for the Bruins. Boychuk is 30-years old, in mid-career and on top of the world. He's also an attractive option for the Edmonton Oilers. Could they get him? Would he play here?

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GDB 79.0: HOMEWARD BOUND

Lowetide
April 06 2014 10:21AM

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In a season spent spiraling downward in an elevator shaft, there are still things to anticipate. Ryan Smyth, score that goal!!!

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EAKINS

Lowetide
April 06 2014 07:19AM

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After a long, disastrous season it's understandable to feel a need to lash out and point fingers. The problem? There are always some fingers pointing back at you.

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ALL SUMMER LONG

Lowetide
April 05 2014 12:13AM

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Roman Horak (in photo, courtesy Rob Ferguson) is one of Edmonton's restricted free agents this summer. Horak and his agent will no doubt be pursuing a new deal for more money, and a one-way (NHL) deal if possible. The Oilers have only so much room on their 50-man list, and are facing some tough decisions.

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