January 13 2011 09:29AM
Joe Thornton, Dany Heatley, Patrick Marleau and Dan Boyle are a combined cap hit of $28.07 million for the Sharks, and they are a combined -40. Marleau is an ugly -17, while Thorton sits at -12, Boyle at -10, while Heatley is the oddball at -1. The Sharks have lost five straight, they've been shutout three times in their past nine games, and they are currently sitting in 11th place in the Western conference. They won't have their leading goal scorer, Logan Couture, tonight due to a deep bruise from a collision with the Leafs' Colton Orr on Tuesday, and with only ten wins in 22 home games the Oilers might have a fighting chance tonight.
January 12 2011 05:04PM
This is Ryan Whitney. Despite injury, he is in fact the Oilers first-half MVP. The Oilers have copious hope hidden under a cloud of win-loss misery. The mid-season report card offers us wonderful clues about the future. Some are staying, others not so much.
January 12 2011 03:49PM
Thanks to everybody who took the time to throw in their two cents worth about how they'd approach the job of continuing to rebuild of the Edmonton Oilers if they were sitting in GM Steve Tambellini's chair.
January 11 2011 09:56PM
With half the season now behind us, courtesy of the Oilers 3-2 loss to Dallas, it’s time for another look at the standings for Robin Brownlee’s Lucky 13 contest.
January 11 2011 06:41PM
With the Oilers reaching the official halfway point of their season, it's time to discuess a few home truths. The Oilers aren't going to make the playoffs, the trade deadline market suggests "UFA" is much easier to move than "RFA" and big ticket items are more likely to move in the warmer months. What does this mean to the Oilers? Read on.