Revisiting NHLE

January 16 2011 09:10AM

In the summer, we talked about writer Gabriel Desjardins and his NHL equivalencies. The original post is here. That was mid-July, and 6 months later we have at least half a season of actual stats to view and compare against the projections. The hard numbers are impressive--across the board. 

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January 15 2011 05:44PM

OOOO! It's a cold one out there today.

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Robin Brownlee
January 15 2011 10:01AM

Is it safe to say rookie Taylor Hall has exceeded the expectations of success-starved fans through his first 42 games with the Edmonton Oilers? That's a rhetorical question. Of course he has.

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Trade Deadline Primer #1

January 15 2011 08:12AM

The NHL trade deadline is February 28th at 1PM Edmonton time. Last year there were over 30 trades on Deadline Day and another 20 or so leading up to it. Why talk about it this soon? Two reasons: the Oilers should be very involved and the Oilers did quite well at the last deadline. Can Steve Tambellini do it again?

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Tough Winter for Tall Tree From Minnetonka

January 14 2011 07:19AM


This is Troy Hesketh. The Oilers selected him in the 3rd round (71st overall) in the 2009 draft. He may be the first of Stu (Magnificent Bastard) MacGregor's picks in the top 100 to be considered a draft bust. There's trending downward, and then there's stepping into an elevator shaft.

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