You Never Know

Lowetide
August 09 2011 08:02PM

- “There is one word in America that says it all, and that one word is, ‘You never know.’” -Joaquin Andujar

This is Tyler Schmidt. He's one of the Oilers training camp invites headed for Edmonton in the fall. He's a 6.01, 211 pound "stay-at-home" defender and an extreme long shot to make the NHL.

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Beginnings

Lowetide
August 07 2011 08:18AM

You only get one chance to make a first impression. Ryan Nugent-Hopkins made good and sent the crowd home happy.

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Long May You Run

Lowetide
August 06 2011 09:01AM

If you're an Oiler fan with trunks of memories still to come, tonight's Hockey Canada "red and white" game at Rexall Place is a chance to formally join the party.

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Career Opportunities

Lowetide
August 05 2011 08:01AM

Steve Tambellini did an excellent job on July 1st going up and down the aisles and crossing items off his shopping list. There are still a couple of items remaining: a legit top 4 defender (may not be coming) and a goaltender who can provide competition at the top end and insurance at the bottom end. The names are running out.

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Rear Window

Lowetide
August 03 2011 05:00PM

Miles and miles from the lottery, Edmonton's NHL team is drafting good hockey players. That is rarely enough, as we all know that 99% of life's success comes from following through.

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