GDB 56: Broken vs broken

Wanye
February 16 2009 04:38PM

broken

Assuming the Coyotes don't file for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy in the next few hours, the Oilers will face Phoenix tonight in Glendale, Arizona. A team that is broken against a team that is just plain broke.

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Questions that Need Answers: First Edition

Jason Gregor
February 16 2009 01:58PM

We’re be trotting out a new weekly feature starting today. It will focus mostly on the NHL, but if there’s a sporting story big enough to be mentioned in the same breath as hockey, we might consider it.

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AHL Prospect Rankings: #10 – Viacheslav Trukhno

Jonathan Willis
February 15 2009 09:59AM

Trukhno scores preseason goal

Slava Trukhno (whose first name is variously spelled Viacheslav, Vyacheslav or Viatcheslav) was a fourth round pick of the Oilers in the 2005 NHL Entry Draft. Trukhno had come over to North America for the 2004-05 season, finishing second in scoring on the QMJHL’s PEI Rocket with a modest 59 points.

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GDB 55: Old Friends Who Need To Lose Tonight

Jonathan Willis
February 14 2009 11:07AM

Greene & Stoll

Remember the Los Angeles Kings? Here in Edmonton, we complain (rightly) about a team that’s only made the playoffs three times during Kevin Lowe’s tenure, but things could have been much, much worse. Here is a season-by-season comparison of the two teams since 2000:

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Should Souray Be Suspended?

Jonathan Willis
February 13 2009 12:37PM

Souray fights Weller

By now, we’ve likely all heard about the suspension to Canadiens forward Tomas Plekanec for slewfooting Denis Grebeshkov on Wednesday night. As Jason Gregor reported yesterday, Grebeshkov is going to be out for a minimum of two weeks, and likely longer with a high ankle sprain. Plekanec will be ineligible to play for two games, in accordance with the Colin Campbell Wheel of Justice.

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