Andrew Cogliano and Asset Management

Jonathan Willis
July 19 2011 11:35PM

Earlier today, the Anaheim Ducks signed Andrew Cogliano to a three-year contract worth $2.39 million per season. Lowetide’s take on it is here, and he makes a quick comment on the Oilogosphere in the piece:

As an aside, if Steve Tambellini had signed this contract, I suspect Oiler Nation would be rushing to the internet to express their displeasure at the signing.

I think that deserves comment.

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Sudden Sam

July 19 2011 10:33AM

In the decade that began in 1997-98, no Oiler rookie approached the heights reached by Sudden Sam Gagner. Samwise. The young magician posted a big number as a teenager, and has been chasing it ever since. Is Gagner ever going to get better?

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Anatomy of an undervalued hockey player

Cam Charron
July 18 2011 04:39PM



Niclas Bergfors. Tyler Kennedy. Torrey Mitchell. Scott Gomez. Martin Hanzal. Scottie Upshall. Nikolay Zherdev. Peter Regin. Michael Frolik.

What do all nine of these players have in common?

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Robin Brownlee
July 18 2011 04:05PM

I enjoy good radio and always have. I can't get enough of it, be it a scintillating live call by a play-by-play man, insight from an analyst, a breaking story by a connected reporter, a commentary that bites or pulls at the heartstrings or simply a story well-told.

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Robin Brownlee
July 17 2011 05:38PM


I've never been in a rush to pick the opening night roster for the Edmonton Oilers in the middle of the summer -- and I've poked fun at those who do -- because I'm of the mind that there's generally a decision or two, maybe three, that actually hinge on what happens in training camp and pre-season.

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