Martin Marincin is going to the Olympics

Jonathan Willis
January 07 2014 06:34AM


It's been an awfully good month for Martin Marincin. Just over 30 days ago, on December 5, he played in his first NHL game. Today he learned he was going to the Olympics as part of Team Slovakia. 

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Jason Gregor
January 06 2014 10:41PM

Listening to some Oilers fans and pundits it sounds like Taylor Hall is a complete failure as a player, and any mention of him for the Olympic team is laughable.

I don't expect Hall to make the team,  because the hockey world is infatuated with "safe" players, and a turnover is criticized 10x more than a great play, but mainly because Canada has a lot of depth.

However, I believe it is time for some clarity regarding Hall's game.

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Ales Hemsky named to Team Czech Republic

Jonathan Willis
January 06 2014 02:37PM


Edmonton Oilers' right wing Ales Hemsky was named to the Czech Olympic team on Monday. 

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Dean Blundell gets his show cancelled

Jonathan Willis
January 06 2014 12:07PM

Dean Blundell, the Toronto-based shock jock who has made a living by being a terrible human being on-air, had his show cancelled on Monday. Edmonton Oilers fans will remember Blundell as the guy who found the death of prospect Kristians Pelss so funny last summer.

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Brian Sutherby
January 06 2014 09:23AM

With Hockey Canada unveiling their Olympic team on Tuesday, I decided to take a stab at this year’s roster.

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