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Jonathan Willis
January 19 2011 08:03PM

The 2010-11 Edmonton Oilers were a team built to fail. From the opening faceoff, obvious roster problems were left unaddressed. The goaltending was a question mark, the defence a haunted wasteland, and the forward pool young, talented and terribly shallow.

The 2011-12 Oilers cannot enter the season in that kind of disarray.

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Jason Gregor
January 18 2011 12:26PM

In 1999 Shannon Tweed starred in a typical terrible made-for-TV movie called Power Play. I'm not sure why the former Playmate of the Year (1982) would star in such a lame flick, considering she's been with Gene Simmons since 1983 and doesn't need the money, but considering her other flops I shouldn't be surprised. The only thing worse than the Oilers powerplay right now was the plot of Power Play;

A woman survives by coming onto wealthy single men, and taking them for everything they are worth, sometimes killing. She proceeds to her next target - another wealthy man who has a daughter whom he mistreats. She tries to marry him but he dies before they could. She does, however, make off with some of his money. He also did not include his daughter in his will. When she and her boyfriend discover what she did, they decide to go after her and get back what she thinks is hers.

Fittingly there was a combined six "shes and hers" in the final confusing sentance, which was exactly how the Oilers' six on three (and two for a few seconds when Saku Koivu got a new stick) PP looked in Anaheim on Sunday.

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McKenzie's List, Top Prospects

January 17 2011 05:03PM

This is Sean Couturier. Tonight, we'll find out if he's the mid-season #1 ranked prospect for the 2011 Entry Draft. Bob McKenzie will unveil his list on tsn this evening, which kicks off a big week for those who follow the draft each season.

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Robin Brownlee
January 17 2011 02:40PM

The only thing as brutal as the Edmonton Oilers power play lately has been the weather around here. The good news is it's supposed to stop snowing and warm up. As for the power play, not so much.

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January 16 2011 08:44PM


That wasn't all bad by the Oil tonight.

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