Patty O: Back to square one

Robin Brownlee
September 03 2009 10:06PM

I'm not sure exactly where Patrick O'Sullivan will fit among the Edmonton Oilers top six forwards this coming season, but I'd be willing to wager he'll look like he belongs in the mix somewhere.

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'Suitcase' packs his bags for Oil City

Jason Gregor
September 03 2009 02:47PM


The Oilers filled the void of Bob Mancini with Mike Sillinger, who spent 17 years in the NHL. "Suitcase" Sillinger, a nickname he earned after playing for 12 different NHL teams, will start immediately.

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The Stage For The Next Labour War?

Jonathan Willis
September 03 2009 01:01PM

In the wake of the firing of Paul Kelly by the NHLPA executive board, Michael Russo of the Star Tribune interviewed the player representative for the Minnesota Wild to find out why. While Nick Schultz wasn’t overly forthcoming about the reasons for Kelly’s dismissal, he did identify the issue which will likely be the key battleground between the owners and the players when the current CBA expires.

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How He Scored His Goals: Sam Gagner

Jonathan Willis
September 03 2009 06:00AM

Sam Gagner scored 16 goals last season, an increase of three on his rookie year. Thanks to the magic of the NHL’s video portal, we can review them all to try and identify trends.

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Deep thoughts XII: Cogs dishes and Gator bids farewell

Robin Brownlee
September 02 2009 02:26PM

Looking as comfortable as a guy about to hit the doctor's office for a vasectomy, Andrew Cogliano spun it the only way he could when he faced the media today to talk about how his name came up in the Dany Heatley trade this summer.

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