GDB LII: Bag skates and the Blues

Jason Gregor
January 28 2010 11:52AM

Back on December 21st the Blues scored four powerplay goals in a 7-2 drubbing of the Oilers at Rexall Place. They won their next game before losing six straight, firing Andy Murray in the process and replacing him with Davis Payne, an Oiler draft pick in 1989.

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Around the league - Jan 28, 2010

Jason Gregor
January 28 2010 11:07AM

It is January 28th, 2010 and Alberta is rebounding nicely from a financially tough 2009, but if the first month of the New Year is any indication, then 2010 will be much harder on the hearts of hockey fans in Canada’s richest province than 2009 was on their wallets.

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How Much Has The Oilers AHL Goaltending Mattered?

Jonathan Willis
January 28 2010 09:05AM

The Oilers goaltending has been a point of controversy since the summer. While the majority of the fans were supporters of the acquisition of Nikolai Khabibulin, a vocal minority spoke against the move, arguing that both his ability, health and age were all legitimate points for concern. Since Khabibulin’s injury, a pair of untested prospects in Jeff Deslauriers and Devan Dubnyk have covered the goaltending. How many points has that trio cost the Oilers?

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Starting again: Vol I

January 27 2010 02:21PM

If this is the kind of hockey we are going to witness, we are going to skip to the end of this book and start moving onto what's next. The answer by the way is rebuilding from scratch. And according to the way the wind is blowing around the Oilers Head Offices these days, it starts with trading Sheldon Souray - one of the few marketable assets the Oilers have these days.

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Oilers vs. Blackhawks Postgame

Jonathan Willis
January 26 2010 10:33PM

Chicago Blackhawks: 4

Edmonton Oilers: 2

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