On Getting More Mainstream

Jonathan Willis
September 12 2010 07:44AM

Wanye posed the question of whether Oilers Nation should be more mainstream just yesterday, a question sparked by Robin Brownlee’s excellent article on bloggers and access a little over a week earlier. Over at Copper & Blue, Jaysen Knight has been writing a series exploring similar issues.

And those examples are simply a drop in the bucket – the same debate, in various forms, has shown up all over the internet, because media folks, bloggers and the organizations they cover all have skin in the game.

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Jason Gregor
September 11 2010 10:10PM

Feb 10, 2010 - Anaheim, California, USA - Anaheim Ducks center Kyle Chipchura, left, battles for the puck against Edmonton Oilers center Andrew Cogliano during the first period of an NHL Hockey game at the Honda Center.

Andrew Cogliano signed a one-year deal yesterday and after speaking with him he sounds confident and ready to take his game to the next level this season. Cogliano was very forthcoming in his thoughts on trade rumours, faceoffs and seemed extremely excited to have Tom Renney as his coach.

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Guide to Rookie Camp 2010

September 11 2010 03:21PM

This is Tyler Bunz. He is among 29 hopefuls in Penticton for the 2010 edition of Oilers rookie camp. To say that this year's group has star power is an understatement.

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September 11 2010 12:04PM


Robin Brownlee wrote an interesting article with an encounter of the Edmonton Oilers Hockey Club in a profanely titled article “Those $%#@&# bloggers: what to do?” a few days back.

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Marchant with Hands

September 10 2010 09:22PM

Earlier this week we talked about "comparables."   This is the second installment, devoted to Andrew Cogliano. We're looking for smallish, fleet centermen with offensive ability from the past (and perhaps late developing ability on the southside of the puck) in order to see how this might turn out. We're look through the black and whites to see the future. 

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