April 15 2012 11:25AM
As Canucks fans stare into the abyss of a potential first round upset, Oilers fans are left celebrating the only thing the team seems to win these days - the draft lottery. For the third straight year, Edmonton will select first overall in June, meaning the only thing left to debate is whether the club will pick Nail Yakupov or choose to plug other holes on the roster by trading down.
To tackle this question and other matters, Allan talked with a number of notable gents yesterday, including player agent Tom Lynn, advanced stats guru Gabriel Desjardins and Oil Kings play-by-play voice Corey Graham.
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April 15 2012 09:31AM
Last spring we had a lot of questions and the summer, fall and winter delivered answers. The Nuge WAS golden, Smyth's return was wonderful and the team improved but ended up in the same old neighbourhood. What are the questions this summer? More importantly, what are the answers?
April 14 2012 12:32PM
There’s an interesting thing that happens whenever someone looks at Steve Tambellini’s literal words, writes them down, and attempts to deduce the meaning of them. Someone else will come along, agree that’s what he said, and then argue ‘of course he said that – what else is he going to say?’
April 14 2012 10:01AM
The Edmonton Oilers have some tough decisions to make this summer. Example: their 8 wingmen. Add up the NHL contracts, the solid prospects knocking on the door and the #1 overall pick and something's gotta give.
April 13 2012 05:44PM
Unwilling to wander in the desert the way his neighbors to the north have these past six seasons, Calgary Flames GM Jay Feaster is sticking to his guns when it comes to shaping his hockey team.