AT RANDOM: OFF THE TOP OF MY HEAD

Robin Brownlee
December 02 2010 10:05AM

It would be a clumsy choice of words to say emphatically, "The Edmonton Oilers aren't going anywhere," but isn't that the obvious bottom line when it comes to the non-story hatched by QMI Agency Wednesday?

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Happy/Unhappy

Jonathan Willis
December 01 2010 10:35PM

 

Yet another great effort from the Oilers tonight, this time against a pretty decent Montreal hockey club, and a come from behind win with Dustin Penner tallying the overtime goal. I really ought to be happy, but as much as I appreciate the positive signs we see on the ice, I find myself disgruntled with what’s happening off the ice.

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Hogtown: The Birth of OilersNation

Lowetide
December 01 2010 06:23PM

They still play the game from time to time on NHL Classics. Wayne Gretzky in Toronto, 1980 spring. Mere months before old hockey men in Hogtown could be heard saying "he wouldn't have made the 1950-51 Leafs at ALL" and there he was on that night in historic Maple Leaf Gardens slicing and dicing. It was a night to remember, and the dawn of Oiler nation. 

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JIM KELLEY: A MESSAGE FOR US

Robin Brownlee
December 01 2010 11:35AM

"I don't ask you to agree with what I write, but I would hope you read it with an open mind, think about what's being said and, hopefully, realize that there is always more than one way to see the game." -- JIM KELLEY.

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GDB 24.0: WHERE LEGENDS ARE MADE

Jason Gregor
December 01 2010 11:22AM

This is a shot of the Bell Centre, the new "shrine" of hockey, where 24 Stanley Cup banners and seventeen retired jerseys hang in the rafters (18 if you count Gretzky) as a reminder of their past glory and domination. The Montreal Forum was the cathedral of hockey.

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