Dan Barnes’ Must-Read Column

Jonathan Willis
April 09 2009 09:38AM


As happens with astonishing regularity, Dan Barnes has once again written a must-read piece on the future of the Edmonton Oilers. It’s both wide-ranging and incriminating of much of the roster, although I’m only going to focus on a couple of excerpts.

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Famous last words

Robin Brownlee
April 08 2009 01:20PM


If Tuesday's 2-1 loss to the Los Angeles Kings was Craig MacTavish's last gasp as coach of the Edmonton Oilers, and I suspect it was, don't count me among those overjoyed with his demise.

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Linus Omark Bound for Russia

Jonathan Willis
April 08 2009 12:14PM


According to a European newspaper, Linus Omark has agreed to join Moscow Dynamo for the 2009-10 season. A translation has been provided at HFBoards.

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Primary and Secondary Assists

Jonathan Willis
April 08 2009 10:59AM

Gilbert Robin Brownlee mentioned second assists in his latest column, saying that Tom Gilbert’s numbers have been inflated by a bunch of second assists. It’s a point worth noting; obviously a first assist in most cases is going to be more valuable, so I thought I’d break down the Oilers assists this season to see who is cashing in on the greatest amount of secondary assists.

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Well hello there

April 08 2009 09:50AM


Thanks for stopping by. Care for a hot cocoa?

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