Brett Ferguson

Jonathan Willis
August 30 2011 03:14AM

Yesterday, we looked at one of the undrafted players that the Oilers are going to take a closer look at – undrafted defender Wesley Vannieuwenhuizen. He isn’t the only unsigned player hoping to earn a professional contract that the Oilers have invited, though. Brett Ferguson, a teammate of Ryan Nugent-Hopkins in Red Deer, is another – and he’s an interesting prospect.

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August 29 2011 10:08PM

Man if we didn't know any better we would swear that the doggiest dog days of Summer are almost over. Calgary trading Langkow was headline news today for heavens sakes. But what are you supposed to talk about if there is nothing to talk about? WHAT ARE YOU SUPPOSED TO DO?

*wipes brow and clears throat*

How about another photoshop contest?

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Tell Me Something Good

August 29 2011 04:37PM

There are some outstanding futures on the Edmonton Oilers roster. If you're young enough to enjoy the next 15 years of Oilers hockey, this fall should be the beginning of something very special.

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Robin Brownlee
August 29 2011 03:20PM

Rogers Sportsnet just released its 2011-12 broadcast schedule for the Edmonton Oilers. Here's the release, via Sportsnet:

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Cam Barker vs. Kurtis Foster

Jonathan Willis
August 29 2011 01:48PM

Kurtis Foster was the player tabbed last season to replace Sheldon Souray’s big shot on the power play. He had a largely forgettable year – the worst offensive season of his career – and there weren’t a lot of tears shed by fans when he was sent away to Anaheim over the summer.

Andy Sutton may be the player returned in that trade, but it is free agent acquisition Cam Barker who will be asked to fill the offensive specialist role vacated by Foster. Thus, it’s worth asking how he’s likely to perform in Foster’s absence.

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