Oilers and Otters: Snakes and Snake Oil

Matt Henderson
January 29 2015 08:51AM

Back in November a story broke out of Erie, Pennsylvania that the Oilers were suing Otters owner Sherry Bassin for 4.5 Million dollars. You can find that story here and I would suggest reading more of Erie Times reporter Ed Palattella's work as he's followed the situation unfold over the past few months. He is no doubt the go to person for this information. Very recently the Globe and Mail ran a piece about that same legal battle written by David Shoalts that you can see here. The slant on the most recent article was about the seedy underside of sports and it portrayed Katz as something of a slimy figure. A snake in the grass. 

Is that fair? Is that accurate?

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January 28 2015 03:55PM

If the Edmonton Oilers are serious about bringing in a big time, minutes crunching defender in 2015, the options are few and the risks frightening. Men with one year left before free agency, aging players with stunning contract length and number, it's enough to make you quake in your boots! No worries. There's always Dion!

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WWYDW: End of Roster Options

Jonathan Willis
January 28 2015 01:55PM


There’s a funny thing about rebuilds: Aside from the guys who are proven NHL players (stars like Taylor Hall, veterans like Andrew Ference) and the bluest of blue chip prospects (we’re talking Leon Draisaitl, not Martin Marincin) the rest of the guys on the team tend to be warm bodies who will end up spending many lovely years playing games in Germany and Switzerland.

Is that true of the current depth players in Edmonton, or are there some guys worth saving for next season?

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A JSBM Cartoon: Where's Nuge?

January 28 2015 11:55AM


MacT headed down to Columbus after the All-Star break AND YOU WILL NEVER GUESS WHAT HE FOUND!

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GDB 48.0 Wrap Up: Wild @ Oilers

January 27 2015 10:27PM

ELPH?  Is that you? Final Score: 2-1 Wild.

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