May 18 2011 09:45PM
We're getting early indications, via Twitter from Edmonton council member Don Iveson, that council has voted 8-5 in favour of a motion "to approve a framework" for an arena deal. While this vote doesn't constitute a "done deal" by any stretch, it's a significant step in seeing the project move toward the day shovels go in the the ground.
May 18 2011 11:18AM
Watching the talent, skill, heart and grit on the Lighting, Bruins, Sharks and Canucks and it becomes even more clear that the Edmonton Oilers have a long way to go before contending for a conference title. I know the Oilers are in rebuild mode, but I hope their management staff has been keeping close tabs on the ingredients these four conference finalists have mixed together to be successful.
May 18 2011 10:27AM
Tyler Seguin's 2 goal, 4 point performance against the Bolts last night had the Twitters all aflutter with comments that the Taylor-Tyler debate is about to begin anew.
May 17 2011 01:55PM
Get rid of Nikolai Khabibulin? Perish the thought Jonathan Willis!
May 17 2011 08:20AM
After two seasons in the basement, I think it would be fair to say that most people – from fans to the media to the folks actually running the team – are ready to see some improvement from the Edmonton Oilers.