WE'RE BACK, BABY!

Lowetide
January 06 2013 05:36AM

Our long national nightmare is over. The NHL and NHLPA--with a major assist from mediator Scot Beckenbaugh--have reached a tentative agreement!

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OILERS AT THE WJ'S: REPORT CARD

Lowetide
January 05 2013 08:24AM

When you're the consensus 'best player in the tournament' and coming home without a medal, it can be difficult to find a silver lining. For Ryan Nugent-Hopkins, the scoring title (pending, but likely) will be of little consolation; what do we make of his performance? Yakupov's?

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NATION PROFILE: KELLY BUCHBERGER

Lowetide
January 04 2013 07:54AM

Of all the characters to pass our way since 1972, Kelly Buchberger had the closest relationship to the fans. Screams of 'take him WIDE, Bucky!" still echo down the canyons of Rexall Place, and the next time Buchberger fails to defend the copper, orange and blue it'll be the first time.

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JOBS

Lowetide
January 01 2013 08:50AM

(Photo by Rob Ferguson. All rights reserved).

As an Oilers fan, I would love to see this damn lockout end today, with news that the NHLers in OKC will fly to YEG after the AHL game against Houston tonight. The positive arrows in OKC are real and spectacular, and the "possible callup" list is increasing.

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TIME. ON. ICE.

Lowetide
December 30 2012 08:34PM

These AHL games in OKC are fascinating. Fantastic talent mixed with marginal pro's on the same roster, insane talent out against modern day Ogie Ogilthorpe's and promotions that appear to be so ridiculous the mind boggles (someone wins a car every Saturday night!). For me, there is one question I'm dying to know the answer to, and I suspect it is available. Somewhere.

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