The Blue, Next Generation

August 14 2011 10:50AM

For better or worse, we're coming to the end of the development period for the blue group procured in the middle of last decade. We can pretty much call the winners and losers in that competition, but a better question might be "who's next?"

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Time Enough at Last

August 12 2011 06:34PM

The Edmonton Oilers had a hole in goal, addressed recently by the acquisition of David LeNeveu (in photo). We've discussed it at length, and in fact it remains one of the very important items for the Oilers this fall. The elephant in the room is this: what if NK fails and DD can't hold back the water? 

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Ashes by Now (2)

August 10 2011 10:44PM

The moments of pleasures Never do last
Are gone like a suitcase full of your past
Long gone and in a hurry

Baby, I can't go through this again
I don't need to go down more then I've already been
Just like a wild fire you're running all over town
As much as you burn me baby I should be ashes by now
-Rodney Crowell

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You Never Know

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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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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