NATION PROFILE: DAVE HUNTER

Lowetide
January 18 2013 07:36AM

He arrived in the NHL as a part of what might be the single best group of freshman on one team in the league's history, and he delivered on the promise that made him the final first round pick by the Montreal Canadiens GM Sam Pollock. Dave Hunter was an outstanding shadow. 

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SHINE ON

Lowetide
January 17 2013 06:56PM

On the eve of the 2012-13 season, the 2008 draft looks like it will boast two members of the club's top 9 forwards. Not bad for a draft that didn't include a second or a third round selection.

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OVERNIGHT SENSATION?

Lowetide
January 15 2013 05:49PM

 

It's early, but Sam Gagner's spot on the depth chart isn't clouded by injury, old timey coaching or worries over what he doesn't bring to the dance. Dave Gagner's boy may be poised for a big season. 

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LOOK THROUGH ANY WINDOW

Lowetide
January 13 2013 10:14PM

For Steve Tambellini, the year 2012 has to rank as one of the best of his life. Not only did the Oilers GM witness the draft lottery win live, he and his Oilers won the Justin Schultz sweepstakes. Two more incredible additions to the rebuild and all kinds of good arrows for the future. Speaking of future, when does it begin?

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ANTICIPATION

Lowetide
January 12 2013 06:16AM

Oiler fans have been following the team's players all season long, and now they finally come together for the sprint that is the 2012-13 season. This month is going to fly by, with "news by the minute" that will include callups, injury news, trades and talk of the next captain. Lets begin with what might happen this week.

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