September 29 2010 04:48PM
For a second preseason GDB in a row we are going to defer making any judgements about the quality of ice hockey being played by the Edmonton Oilers Hockey Club thus far. Nor, will we discuss our level of excitement/non-excitement about the play of some of the players who may or may not be on the roster.
September 29 2010 09:43AM
September 29 2010 07:19AM
A year ago, I picked the Edmonton Oilers to finish 4th in the NW, 11th in the conference. They finished last in the NW, last in the conference and last in the league. Their minor league team was horrible, their veterans made headlines for failures, injuries, running their mouths and worse. They were frightful. They were major league in name only a season ago. Where do they go from here?
September 28 2010 09:28PM
We’ve been rolling around an idea in our brain for a few years now. It started as a “gee, this would be a good idea” concept and later involved doing some research with a local engineer to see if it had any legs.
September 28 2010 04:46PM
It's been suggested by some people the Edmonton Oilers rebuilding plans would be best served by returning Taylor Hall to Windsor and Magnus Paajarvi to Sweden regardless of whether they earn a roster spot outright based on their play during pre-season.