TALKING WITH SMAC

Jason Gregor
July 14 2011 12:19PM

Steve MacIntyre inked a two-way deal with the Pittsburgh Penguins earlier this week and yesterday I chatted with the former Oiler about riding shotgun for Sidney Crosby, working on his game so he'll get more icetime and opening the season against his former teammates.

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What can the Flyers expect out of Jaromir Jagr?

Cam Charron
July 14 2011 09:38AM

 

 

When the Philadelphia Flyers signed Jaromir Jagr, my initial reaction was that it was just another crazy transaction from Paul Holmgren, who has been the summer's most talked-about General Manager.

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PLAY IT AGAIN, SAM

Robin Brownlee
July 13 2011 02:00PM

A lot of people out there believe the trade of Andrew Cogliano improves the chances prospect Ryan Nugent-Hopkins will earn a roster spot with the Edmonton Oilers this coming season. No poop, Sherlock.

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DO YOU SEE WHAT I SEE: EDITION XIV

Jason Gregor
July 13 2011 01:12PM

After successfully not drowning or cramping up during my first triathlon sprint over the weekend, I spent Sunday and Monday catching up on the hockey world. I was shocked not at all to see that NHL commissioner Gary Bettman had once again done nothing to deter a GM from spouting off, found some interesting arbitration comparables, was perplexed at the reaction of some Oiler fans, heard that Toronto might be getting a new rink (and possibly another team) and the NHL has some realignment plans.

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Bad Timing, That's All

Lowetide
July 13 2011 07:27AM

The Andrew Cogliano trade very likely marks the end of activity for the Edmonton Oilers this summer. A tweak there, a tuck here, but it's pretty much done. If Ty Conklin calls, maybe they'll answer the phone. However, it looks like the Oilers have mined this summer's diamond mine and we can begin to speculate about 2011-12.

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