Robin Brownlee
April 17 2012 08:37AM

There was a lot of speculation at Monday's news conference to introduce Brent Sutter as head coach of Team Canada that the gig will double as an audition for the job as coach of the Edmonton Oilers.

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April 16 2012 07:35PM

Teemu Hartikainen posted another strong season in Oklahoma City and is now poised to take a run at NHL employment. Does Hartikainen score a lot of his AHL goals on the PP? Is he an EV monster? Do the young Barons have a penalty killer who drives the opponent crazy? Yes. Yes they do.

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Dan Girardi

Jonathan Willis
April 16 2012 03:54PM

Dan Girardi is a defenseman with the New York Rangers. During the 2011-12 regular season he played 2,152:20 at the NHL level, the second-most of any player in the league.

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Shawn Horcoff in a Lesser Role

Jonathan Willis
April 16 2012 01:38PM

During his season-ending press conference, Steve Tambellini singled Shawn Horcoff out for praise as a veteran who was willing to accept a lesser role for the sake of the team. What would happen next season if the Oilers decided they wanted to cut back Horcoff’s ice-time?

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Jason Gregor
April 16 2012 11:42AM

Just when you thought it couldn't get any worse being an Oiler fan, along came a weekend of high-scoring, high-intensity, fight-filled playoff hockey, and you could only sit hopelessly by and watch with real emotional interest.

After watching the last 72 hours I wonder how far away the Oilers truly are from being a playoff contender? We'll debate that and much more today.

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