Grab Bag: Arena, Souray, Brule, Math

Jonathan Willis
July 22 2010 08:50PM

EDMONTON, AB - OCTOBER 3: Sheldon Souray #44 of the Edmonton Oilers skates on the ice in a game between the Calgary Flames and the Edmonton Oilers during an NHL game on October 3, 2009 at Rexall Arena in Edmonton, Canada. The Flames defeated the Oilers 4-3. (Photo by Jimmy Jeong/Getty Images)

Since it’s been a while since I’ve put an article up, and since I have trouble focusing on one topic, I’m going to jump all over the map here.

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Patience

Lowetide
July 22 2010 05:51PM

"Wayne never missed any practice time. He always watched the films with the guys, he was always there at all the meetings. He wasn't given a lot of special attention away from the building. We watched what he did, but as far as coaching him is concerned, we treated him much like the other guys. Except that we adapted our style around him. We had the other players change while we left him pretty much alone. 

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RX2: THE ARENA DEAL TAKES A POSITIVE STEP

Jason Gregor
July 22 2010 12:37AM

At 1:30 yesterday afternoon, Mayor Stephen Mandel addressed the near capacity audience at a hearing on the proposed Downtown Arena, depicted above in a crudely drawn 2008 mockup from an article outling the equally crude plans by OilersNation own Wanye.

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GOOD GUY: BAD GUY

Wanye
July 21 2010 11:40AM

 

Wednesday morning.

A hungover Wanye starts the morning off right - hot off a 5 alarm mid week patio party the night before. Two stories jump off the interweb and slap us in the face to start the day. One about a good guy and one about a douchebag.

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Are We There Yet?

Lowetide
July 20 2010 07:34PM

Andrew Cogliano's final 21 games of the 09-10 season look much better than the rest of his year. In March and April, he went 21gp, 5-10-15 +3 and saw his shooting percentage improve to 13.5 (his career shooting percentage entering this past season was almost 17%). Previous to that, he looked pretty much lost (61gp, 5-8-13). Did he turn a corner? 

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