Cam Barker vs. Kurtis Foster

Jonathan Willis
August 29 2011 01:48PM

Kurtis Foster was the player tabbed last season to replace Sheldon Souray’s big shot on the power play. He had a largely forgettable year – the worst offensive season of his career – and there weren’t a lot of tears shed by fans when he was sent away to Anaheim over the summer.

Andy Sutton may be the player returned in that trade, but it is free agent acquisition Cam Barker who will be asked to fill the offensive specialist role vacated by Foster. Thus, it’s worth asking how he’s likely to perform in Foster’s absence.

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August 29 2011 12:36PM

Lowetide is back on the m-i-c this week, rested from vacation and looking to reconquer the airwaves with his first NationRadio in three weeks. This week features Kirk Luedeke, Matt Bugg, Kent WIlson, Jeff Krushnell and a list of 10 things we can look forward to from the Oilers next season.

This is NationRadio. Enjoy!

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Who Got The Best Undrafted Giant?

Jonathan Willis
August 29 2011 02:06AM

Vancouver, Edmonton and Minnesota all have something in common – aside from the fact that they’re all in the Northwest Division. Each of those clubs has invited an unsigned, undrafted Vancouver Giant to training camp on a tryout deal.

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Robin Brownlee
August 28 2011 12:00PM

These are interesting times for fans of the broadcast business and the Edmonton Oilers as the NHL season approaches and TEAM 1260 and 630 CHED go head-to-head for listeners in the afternoons.

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Another Beauty On the Way

August 28 2011 10:34AM

Lost among all of the excitement over the electric foursome of Taylor Hall, Jordan Eberle, Magnus Paajarvi and Linus Omark, Teemu Hartikainen established himself as an outstanding prospect in 2010-11. Hartikainen displayed a wide range of skills, posted solid AHL numbers at age 20 and impressed when called to the show. How good is he?

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