GDB 80: Fit for the Kings

Jason Gregor
April 07 2009 12:05PM

Edmonton OIlers take on the Los Angeles Kings in one of the last games of the regular season

The atmosphere was much different at the morning skate today. Players were smiling, joking around with each other, even Craig MacTavish was in good spirits as he danced around Stortini and Jacques before going in all alone on Deslauriers and giving him the forehand, backhand, forehand deke.

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Ales Chemistry

Jonathan Willis
April 07 2009 12:04PM


There’s an idea getting quite a bit of play lately that Ales Kotalik and Ales Hemsky are finally starting to show chemistry playing together. While both are playing well, I don’t think that’s necessarily true.

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Around the Blogosphere: April 6th

Jonathan Willis
April 06 2009 03:00PM


Below, you’re going to see a link that takes you to an article arguing that the Oilers should sign Josh Harding to an offer sheet. The article argues that this is in the best interest of the Oilers, but what about Josh Harding? Is it fair that he continue to toil behind Nik Backstrom despite his own exceptional talents? Look how crushed he is in this picture. I’m sure it’s all he can do to put on a smile and congratulate Backstrom – all while carefully hiding his eyes from the camera, lest someone should see his real feelings.

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The Odds

Jonathan Willis
April 06 2009 09:39AM


Let’s assume the Oilers can win out their remaining three games (1 against Los Angeles, 2 against Calgary). How much help would they need from their opposition?

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QTNA 6: Sexy Texty and Salary Caps

Jason Gregor
April 06 2009 09:24AM


I appreciate all of the questions that you have sent in, and I'm always surprised at how many are non-sports related. I won't give financial advice, and while some of the dating ones are funny I'm no Dr. Sue Johanson. Although hosting a show like that once a week would be pure comedy. Apparently people think if you are on the radio you are interested in solving all of life's little mysteries.

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