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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What's Taking So Long?

Lowetide
August 09 2010 05:37AM

Early summer has given way to mid-summer, and the truth is that a long walk these days will reveal a few leaves beginning to turn. We're reaching a point where the unsigned restricted free agents should be getting signed. Unless. Unless there's a problem.

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Arrows

Lowetide
August 08 2010 10:55AM

This is Curtis Hamilton. Drafted in June by the Edmonton Oilers, his "mixed bag" resume received a positive arrow this weekend. That arrow is a positive indicator that should be taken seriously. 

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