Minor League All-Stars

Lowetide
August 17 2010 07:13PM

This is Guyle Fielder. He played only 15 NHL games (and many of those with some of the best talent in the history of the game), but never scored a point in any of them. In the minor leagues, he was Gretzky. 

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The Lesson of the Flying Burrito's

Lowetide
August 16 2010 05:30PM

Long before the Eagles, the Flying Burrito Brothers (and others) were working on a sound that incorporated country and rock music into something special. Gram Parsons would have been rich and famous by now, but got caught up in UFO's, LSD and the Joshua Tree.

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He Came From Providence (the one in Rhode Island)

Lowetide
August 14 2010 09:34AM

This is Brian Burke about 35 years ago. It was very likely around this time that someone last used "Brian Burke" and "likeable" in the same sentence. This weekend we'll see the great man in action.

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Oilers Announce Impressive Prospects Roster

Lowetide
August 12 2010 05:28PM

The Edmonton Oilers released their list for prospect camp today.

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Liam Reddox: Ginger with 9 Lives

Lowetide
August 11 2010 10:22AM

I've long been a fan of Liam Reddox. Despite a rather long list of "yeah but's" on his resume, the Oilers keep bringing him back as insurance and he keeps moving up the in-season depth chart. For a team looking for some sandpaper and an eye on what happens when the puck is going the wrong way, the little ginger might surprise. 

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