June 26 2009 10:51AM
11:00 am MST
It pays to get up early some days.
Because I got my accreditation late I wanted to make sure everything was still good, so I hoofed it to the Bell Centre. I wasn't on the list, which I expected, but once I showed my card I got my mug shot. I now work for the TEAM 1250, not 1260. It's a better keepsake that way.
June 26 2009 06:54AM
I’ve always been a believer in Karma, and tonight augmented that belief.
When I found out I was going I went through my media guide because it has a list of hotels in each city. I called the first few and they were sold out, I eventually settled on Hotel Inter-Continental. I had until Wednesday to cancel my reservation, and I don’t know why, but I did a Google search of it Wednesday morning.
June 25 2009 10:26PM
Like a school boy anticipating his “first time” at post grad, I’m pretty stoked to be going to Montreal. A big shout out to loyal Nation reader Shaun Hunter, who hooked us up with some WestJet buddy passes to save us some bucks and donate more to the Stollery. Good work Shaun!
June 25 2009 02:41PM
With reports from TSN that Toronto is entertaining a serious offer for defenseman Tomas Kaberle and the draft upon us tomorrow, it seems appropriate to pass on this horrifying story of Oilers draft-day decision making.
June 25 2009 12:13PM
Trade talk is heating up, and based on some phone conversation I had this morning, trades might trump the draft tomorrow.