Tracers: Mess in '79

Lowetide
September 01 2011 07:01AM

In 1979 fall, Mark Messier (in photo) was one of the stories Edmonton Oiler fans were following. It was an off ice story--he was one of 5 players who didn't show up for rookie camp in mid-September.

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Tell Me Something Good

Lowetide
August 29 2011 04:37PM

There are some outstanding futures on the Edmonton Oilers roster. If you're young enough to enjoy the next 15 years of Oilers hockey, this fall should be the beginning of something very special.

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Another Beauty On the Way

Lowetide
August 28 2011 10:34AM

Lost among all of the excitement over the electric foursome of Taylor Hall, Jordan Eberle, Magnus Paajarvi and Linus Omark, Teemu Hartikainen established himself as an outstanding prospect in 2010-11. Hartikainen displayed a wide range of skills, posted solid AHL numbers at age 20 and impressed when called to the show. How good is he?

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Earl brings the news!

Lowetide
August 27 2011 09:02AM

The flurry of free agent signings and trades Steve Tambellini negotiated on July 1st has taken a lot of time to digest. Even now we're mulling over lines and pairings, and one California blogger has uncovered something you should know about Andy Sutton. Don't worry, it's good.

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He Comes from the Land of Ice and Snow

Lowetide
August 24 2011 05:12PM

You can go a long time between scouting reports like the one boasted by Anton Lander. He's touted as an exceptional defensive forward, a man who can post up some offense but will make his living on the defensive side of the puck. His skills are unique, and in this way he has a very good chance of being a "long term" Oiler during a very nice decade for hockey in Edmonton.

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