Around The Blogosphere: Quinquatria

Jonathan Willis
March 19 2009 01:39PM

The Minerva Temple in Rome. Apparently, this has something to do with Oilers hockey.

Today being the 19th of March, no doubt everyone’s been busy celebrating their favorite ancient Roman holiday! This one day festival was dedicated to Minerva, who was busy even by mythological standards: she served as the virgin goddess of warriors, poetry, medicine, wisdom, commerce, and crafts. She also invented music; without her help, Hall & Oates would never have come up with the epic sound of Private Eyes (clap clap).

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Ranking Goalies By Wins

Jonathan Willis
March 19 2009 10:58AM


With Martin Brodeur setting the all-time record for wins, the question of whether he is one of the greats or the greatest goaltender of all time has come to the fore of late.

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Top Twenty Goaltenders and the Oilers Biggest Summer Decision

Jonathan Willis
March 18 2009 04:33PM


Most people here are probably familiar with the policy of Ken Holland in Detroit regarding goaltenders.

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Top o' the Morning!

March 18 2009 09:50AM


For once the Edmonton Oilers could point to someone on Rexall Ice that was smaller and more fragile than any of their players.

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GDB 69: Copper & Blue face the Blues on this Day of Green

Jason Gregor
March 17 2009 03:11PM

While many of you are already at Ceili’s, O’Brynes or some other Irish pub pounding meal-in-a-glass Guinness and celebrating like you actually have some Irish blood in you, the Oilers are looking to avoid a 4th straight overtime loss. And if you’re an historian or a believer in fate, destiny or voodoo it doesn’t look good for the Edmonton Oilers tonight. Saint Patrick, prior to the 20th century was always depicted in blue rather than green, so with the Blues in town tonight they could have some historic luck on their side.

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