Moving In Different Directions: Minor League Teams

Jonathan Willis
February 09 2009 11:30AM

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The Oilers have two minor-league affiliates: the Stockton Thunder of the ECHL, and the Springfield Falcons of the AHL. Back at the end of December, both teams were struggling; the Falcons had lost six games in a row, while the Thunder had lost three games in three nights and were winless in five games.

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GDB 53: Not Taking Steps Back

Jonathan Willis
February 08 2009 11:04AM

I really hate to plug things that the Oilers’ organization does.

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Stink in Motown

Robin Brownlee
February 07 2009 09:11PM

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I almost crapped myself outside Joe Louis Arena one time, but never inside it like the Edmonton Oilers did during the first 18 minutes of an 8-3 loss to the Detroit Red Wings today.

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GDB 52: Moving in Different Directions

Jonathan Willis
February 07 2009 10:44AM

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With Lubomir Visnovsky already injured, and Tom Gilbert likely out after getting hurt against St. Louis, the Oilers have recalled their best AHL prospect, defenseman Theo Peckham. Peckham has two NHL games to his credit, one against Columbus at the tail end of last season, and one against Pittsburgh earlier this year.

J-F Jacques is once again ready to play, so he takes up a roster spot while on his two-week conditioning stint with Springfield. His activation and the recall of Peckham necessitated sending down Ryan Potulny.

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Gregor’s GDB: TSN won’t know what hit it

bingofuel
February 06 2009 01:05PM

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I used to love watching OTR. Well, love is kind of a strong word. I actually mean that I enjoyed watching it. The only reason I don’t anymore is because of a little device called the Playstation Three.

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