On The Renney Situation

Jonathan Willis
April 17 2012 10:44AM

Tom Renney’s in an uncomfortable spot right now. He’s under contract to the Oilers for the remainder of the year, but so far there’s been no public indication that he’s going to be back. Rumours are flying about other candidates – such as Brent Sutter, who will be coaching Canada’s World Championship team under Kevin Lowe. The smart money says that in this case, no news is bad news for Renney.

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Robin Brownlee
April 17 2012 08:37AM

There was a lot of speculation at Monday's news conference to introduce Brent Sutter as head coach of Team Canada that the gig will double as an audition for the job as coach of the Edmonton Oilers.

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April 16 2012 07:35PM

Teemu Hartikainen posted another strong season in Oklahoma City and is now poised to take a run at NHL employment. Does Hartikainen score a lot of his AHL goals on the PP? Is he an EV monster? Do the young Barons have a penalty killer who drives the opponent crazy? Yes. Yes they do.

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Dan Girardi

Jonathan Willis
April 16 2012 03:54PM

Dan Girardi is a defenseman with the New York Rangers. During the 2011-12 regular season he played 2,152:20 at the NHL level, the second-most of any player in the league.

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Shawn Horcoff in a Lesser Role

Jonathan Willis
April 16 2012 01:38PM

During his season-ending press conference, Steve Tambellini singled Shawn Horcoff out for praise as a veteran who was willing to accept a lesser role for the sake of the team. What would happen next season if the Oilers decided they wanted to cut back Horcoff’s ice-time?

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