Hockey Nation Profile: Tunisia — The Newest Hockey Champions

Steven Ellis
August 04 2016 10:00AM

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        Photo from Said Mrigua

Do you think ice hockey in Las Vegas doesn't make sense? Try playing hockey in Africa.

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TOP 100 OILERS: VINCENT DAMPHOUSSE (56)

Robin Brownlee
August 04 2016 08:30AM

Vincent Damphousse was an absolutely terrific player, a guy who used a combination of quickness and hockey smarts to score 70-or-more points in a season eight times during his NHL career. Unfortunately, Damphousse did it just once as a member of the Edmonton Oilers, leading the team in scoring with 89 points during the 1991-92 season.

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TROUBADOUR

Lowetide
August 03 2016 09:22PM


The word we are getting is that the Winnipeg Jets and Jacob Trouba are not agreeing on much these days. Gary Lawless of TSN suggests there is a gap across a range of issues, and that—at least for awhile—allows us to discuss the possibility of a trade. Let's have a look.

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Comparing Keith Gretzky’s scouting work to that of the Edmonton Oilers

Jonathan Willis
August 03 2016 01:00PM

Keith Gretzky is the new assistant general manager of the Edmonton Oilers. Prior to signing on in Edmonton, Gretzky was the scouting director of the Boston Bruins and the Arizona Coyotes. It’s far too early to judge his work with Boston, but in his time in Arizona he was a contemporary of Kevin Prendergast and Stu MacGregor of the Edmonton Oilers.

How does Gretzky’s work compare to that of MacGregor/Prendergast over the same period?

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Moving the Statue

Matt Henderson
August 03 2016 11:00AM

Some time this week the Oilers will remove the Bronze statue of Wayne Gretzky from the north entrance to Rexall Place. After it gets a thorough cleaning the statue will be put up outside the new downtown Rogers Place. Is that weird? Is it wrong?

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