Shamrock Shakes and a Bulldog

July 27 2009 11:19AM


Jonathan Willis is a beast. How he manages to pump out articles each and every day of the year that both make a point and are interesting we will never know. We certainly haven’t been blessed with the same writing skills as Senor Willis, but lack of talent hasn’t stopped us from trying.

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Better Know A Prospect: Jeff Drouin-Deslauriers

Jonathan Willis
July 26 2009 11:42AM

Jeff Deslauriers, the Oilers’ backup goaltender, is frequently described as something of a mystery. He’s had a long journey since being drafted, and it hasn’t been an easy one. Let’s take a look.

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Why I Could Care Less About (Goalie) Wins and Losses

Jonathan Willis
July 25 2009 10:41AM

I’m sure everyone here is sick of me preaching doom and gloom about the Oilers’ coming season. I’m equally sure that they’re sick of my rather pessimistic predictions about the Khabibulin contract. This article isn’t meant to continue those trends, but rather to make a general point that is inspired by one particular line of reasoning about Khabibulin: that he’s a winner.

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Most Injury-Prone Starters in the NHL

Jonathan Willis
July 24 2009 08:05PM

The Northwest Division is full of healthy goaltenders. Roberto Luongo, Niklas Backstrom and Craig Anderson have all been very durable, while Miikka Kiprusoff is the most durable goalie in the entire NHL.

The sole name from the Northwest that doesn’t show up on that list is Nikolai Khabibulin.

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What's the big Biron deal?

Jason Gregor
July 24 2009 12:09PM

Between sending videos, speculating about three-ways (which would be better if they included girls), signing some depth guys and debating who is a better goalie this week has been surprisingly busy for the Oilers and their fans.

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