July 12 2014 01:12PM
It's been a while since I've gone down to the new arena site and brought you guys some A-grade reporting from ground level. Since the last time I've been down there, a lot of the machinery has changed and it looks like there's actually a building being built there. The traffic is delayed, the sidewalks are closed, and once again I wasn't allowed in anywhere that looked even remotely important - this is your arena report.
July 12 2014 09:16AM
The Edmonton Oilers’ rebuild has taken on a life of its own over the years. The official start date used to be hotly debated, though less of late as the need on the part of some to defend the Tambellini rebuild has dissipated. But looking back, it seems clear that the Oilers’ post-2006 wanderings fall into four distinct segments.
July 11 2014 09:17PM
As NHL free agency nears the completion of its second week, there's not much left on the shelves. Teams looking for centers and defensemen are especially cornered, because there are very few options. How many centers, who are still available in free agency, are clearly better than Mark Arcobello?
July 11 2014 04:27PM
I'd feel comfortable saying GM Craig MacTavish has done a bang-up job filling holes on the roster of the Edmonton Oilers this off-season if he'd acquired another proven NHL centre, but that's unlikely to happen, at least for the time being.
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July 11 2014 10:29AM