Greenbacks

Lowetide
March 15 2012 07:10AM

In our ongoing look at possible additions to the Oilers defense, we change the conversation from blue to Green.

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EL KABONG

Lowetide
March 13 2012 07:38AM

There's little doubt the Edmonton Oilers are going to be looking for blueline help this summer. The club has enough assets--young NHLers, prospects and draft picks--to overpay for a legit impact defender. Is the shopping list a long one? Will any of these player types be available?

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DOWN IN THE TUBE STATION AT MIDNIGHT

Lowetide
March 11 2012 10:29AM

Linus Omark is back in the NHL and trying to establish himself as a player. Linus has some nice things but will have to overcome shortcomings (play away from the puck) and bias (Omark's size--especially on a smaller team--is a negative for many). What is Omark good at? What does he have to recommend him?

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NAILING IT IN?

Lowetide
March 10 2012 06:52AM

It'll take a lot of indifferent play, breaking curfew many nights and daydreaming all the time. However, the Edmonton Oilers--if they really don't try--might end up finishing 30th. AGAIN! The prize: the world's most valuable Nail.

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Shocking Blue

Lowetide
March 09 2012 07:25AM

Oscar Klefbom had a strong World Junior tournament and played another season in the pro Swedish Elite League. Klefbom even scored a couple of goals right at season's end to eclipse last year's boxcars. Now, the young man--regarded as the top blueline prospect in the Oilers system--will have to hurdle many, many older kids hoping for the same thing: a pro contract this summer.

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