A Quick And Dirty Look at the Value of a Goal, Or Alternately: Luck Matters

Jonathan Willis
May 11 2009 07:53PM

Bowman and Babcock

Scotty Bowman said something more than thirty years ago that occasionally seems to be at odds with conventional wisdom, but meshes well – even obviously – with reality.

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Do You See What I See V1

Jason Gregor
May 11 2009 02:19PM


Today Jason Gregor begins a new series where he takes a look around the league and discusses the goods. Personally we like it. - WG

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Paging Mr MacTavish

May 11 2009 11:50AM

Sometimes people in the spotlight talk too much. Take our good friend Souljaboy right here for example. We get it Souljaboy. You are hot right now. Hotter-than-Paris-Hilton-in-2007-hot. But do we really need to hear you tell us about how “you’ve got the munchies” about 1,389 times in a three minute video clip? No. On behalf of society and your actual fans, we do not.

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A Look Back At Development Camp Prospects

Jonathan Willis
May 11 2009 11:15AM

Jamie Bates

Last summer, on June 1st, the Oilers held a development camp for some of their prospects and a few undrafted college players. Guy Flaming did up a complete list of the attendees, while I focused on the five NCAA players who were undrafted free agents.

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Where Will The Monster Land?

Jonathan Willis
May 10 2009 11:58AM


If the ancient Chinese curse (which may not have been an ancient Chinese curse) is true, than Jonas Gustavsson has done something offensive because he's definitely living in interesting times.  The undrafted free agent had a brilliant regular season and a better playoff run, and is now being pursued by at least four NHL teams (more on that in a moment).  His national team has also dropped out of contention for the gold medal at the World Championships and his mother is seriously ill.

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