Under pressure

Robin Brownlee
March 17 2009 03:10PM

Funny thing how expectations work. When there are none, you get rolls like the Edmonton Oilers fashioned in their final 20 games last season as they went 14-5-1 and looked like the 1957 Montreal Canadiens doing it.

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The Bounces

Jonathan Willis
March 17 2009 03:10PM


Alexander Ovechkin is probably the most popular player with the fans in the National Hockey League. He’s certainly it’s most electrifying figure -- for all of the league’s efforts to put forward Sidney Crosby as the face of the game it is Ovechkin, a flashier, more physically imposing player with some genuine charisma who has claimed that role.

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Lessons from Texas

March 17 2009 12:07PM


In an attempt to shake off the late-winter-damn-the-oil-suck blues we decided to go to Dallas last week and watch Erik Cole and his beloved Hurricanes play some southern hockey.

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Western Conference Bubble Teams: Last Ten Games

Jonathan Willis
March 17 2009 10:01AM


We all know how bad the Oilers have seemed of late.

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Craig MacTavish Line Blender – Just Add Ice

Jonathan Willis
March 16 2009 03:17PM


After rotating his lines around mid-game against Colorado on Saturday, Craig MacTavish has decided to employ new units for tomorrow’s game against the St. Louis Blues.

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