Flames Waive Kotalik. Should the Oil Claim?

Kent Wilson
March 15 2011 11:31AM


Thanks to injuries to David Moss and Brendan Morrison - plus a total lack of capable forward prospects - the Flames recalled Ales Kotalik this morning from the Abbotsford Heat. The $3M boat anchor acquired for Olli Jokinen (subsequently re-signed!) has operated at a point-per-game pace in the AHL since his demotion with four goals and 19 points in 18 games, which at least suggests he hasn't completely fallen off a cliff.

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2011 Grads (C, L, R)

March 14 2011 01:27PM

As the rebuilding Oilers continue to gather young assets, difficult decisions will have to be made by management and the coaching staff. Some of those decisions, especially at center, may arrive this summer.

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Nation Radio - March 12, 2011

March 13 2011 10:18PM

Another week in the can, another episode of NationRadio coming at you. We are now broadcasting from the Pint Downtown select Saturdays from 12-2 PM. If you want to see the magic of radio live, or want to worship at the feet of the venerable Lowetide - we invite you to join us for a frosty beverage and hockey talk.

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Robin Brownlee
March 13 2011 08:18PM

You don't have to be a fan of the Edmonton Oilers to feel bad about how this season is ending for them or to hope nobody else suffered an injury on the flight home from Pittsburgh today after they got their butts kicked 5-1 by the Penguins. Enough.

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Jason Gregor
March 13 2011 10:48AM

Gonna find my baby, gonna hold her tight
Gonna grab some afternoon delight.
My motto's always been; when it's right, it's right.
Why wait until the middle of a cold dark night.
When everything's a little clearer in the light of day.
And you know the night is always gonna be there any way.

Sky rockets in flight. Afternoon delight. Afternoon delight.

If Dustin Penner was still an Oiler this would be much more fitting, but after the overwhelmed Oilers put up a heroic effort in Detroit on Sunday, I wonder if this plucky bunch can muster up a similar effort this afternoon. I bet they will if this epic video was part of their late-morning team meeting.

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