Nation Night at Commonwealth

August 23 2016 07:00AM


My friends, today I am here to remind you about what could be the greatest night in Commonwealth Stadium history. Am I overselling this? Hell no. Eskimos games are a great time and they gave us our own section for Friday night's game against the Roughriders and I'm here to invite you all to join us.

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An Opportunity for Zack Kassian to Show His Quality

Jonathan Willis
August 22 2016 04:48PM


People like yours truly tend to complain whenever there’s a weak spot on an NHL team’s depth chart. For actual NHL players with their eyes on moving up the lineup, though, any weak spot represents a golden opportunity.

This fall, the opportunity at right wing is one that Nail Yakupov and Jesse Puljujarvi will seek to exploit, but they won’t be the only ones. Zack Kassian’s major-league career cannot have gone the way he had planned, but he can change the narrative in a substantial way if he starts off well this season.

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A Look at the Condors Schedule

Scott Zerr
August 22 2016 02:50PM


The full 2016-17 schedule for the Bakersfield Condors was released on Monday, but the biggest news when it comes to the calendar will officially be unveiled on Tuesday.

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The North by NorthGretz Podcast - Principe and the Podcast

North By NorthGretz
August 22 2016 11:00AM


This week the boys are joined by the one and only Gene Principe for a 90 minute discussion on hockey, life, and everything in between! Gene explains to the boys how he crafts a world class pun, shares a few memories of Rexall Place, and gives us his pick for the best place to get Italian food in this packed episode of the North by NorthGretz podcast.

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Laurent Brossoit: Not a Bust

Cat Silverman
August 22 2016 09:00AM

Laurent Brossoit is under a lot of pressure, it seems. 

The Edmonton Oilers have seen a rotating carousel of number one goaltenders over the last, oh, decade or so - and none of them have particularly worked out in the team's favor. It seems, even, that the last few years have seen the team go through goaltenders faster than they've gone through head coaches. 

Think about it: name an Oilers goalie from the last five years who didn't lose his starting gig to someone else at some point during the year to just try and salvage the team. 

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