Exclusive interview with Ryan Smyth

Jason Gregor
February 05 2015 05:15PM

I had the pleasure of spending an hour with Ryan Smyth earlier this week discussing his career. He joined me in the TSN 1260 studio for his first lengthy interview since retiring last April.

Today, in part one he discusses retirement, how his childhood dream came true, being drafted by the Oilers and how Ron Low shaped his career.

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THE GODS MUST BE CRAZY (TRADE PRIMER 1)

Lowetide
February 05 2015 01:00PM

draisaitl draft board

The Edmonton Oilers have three selections that will land inside the Top 35 overall in the 2015 draft: Their own first and second selections and the Pittsburgh Penguins' first rounder. It's not certain if the team will add picks during the time leading up to the trade deadline but the more interesting question is this: Does Craig MacTavish make a deal on the draft floor that includes one or more of those precious 2015 picks?

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May The Odds Be Ever In Your Favour

Matt Henderson
February 05 2015 11:00AM

Want to know who's going to draft Connor McDavid? Dont assume it's going to be Buffalo or Edmonton. The NHL Draft Simulator is a great way to kill some time and get angry (or excited) at hypothetical situations.

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STILL THE GREATEST GAME OF ALL

Robin Brownlee
February 05 2015 09:05AM


After 30 years of slacking as a sports writer, I’ve lost track of how many hockey games I’ve watched in my life but I can count on one hand exactly how many times I’ve been awestruck by what I’ve witnessed unfold out on a sheet of ice – four.

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GDB 52.0 Wrap Up: Penguins @ Oilers

baggedmilk
February 04 2015 08:42PM


That was uglier than the scoreboard says it was. Final Score: 2-0 Penguins.

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