January 26 2010 09:38AM
It’s become popular to blame Kevin Lowe for the travails of the Edmonton Oilers. No doubt he’s partially to blame; his contracts and unbalanced approach to roster building are part of the reason the Oilers are mired in 30th.
January 26 2010 09:09AM
We’re the last team in the standings. We’re in 30th place. We’re the #1 losers. We’re the polar opposite of first place. No matter how you say it, it hurts. Not only do we have to put up with the mockery of Flames fans (there’s one in every office) but we also have to deal with the little voice in our heads saying, “Why are you so offended? You know they’re right.”
January 25 2010 06:49PM
We read a distressing article on SportsNet.ca this afternoon regarding the possible departure of “Big Sexy” Souray. With a little digging we found similar articles on every single publication of note and in the time honored fashion of joining the dog pile we thought we might kick around a few ideas of our own.
January 25 2010 09:19AM
“It is possible to fail in many ways... while to succeed is possible only in one way.”
The legendary Greek philosopher, Aristotle, uttered these words well before hockey was played, but today they seem fitting in Oilerville.
January 25 2010 08:10AM
With the win highlighted above, the Carolina hurricanes have moved out of 30th in the NHL, passing the hapless Edmonton Oilers, whose recent and not-so-recent stretches of futility have plummeted them to the bottom of the National Hockey League.