Taylor & Tyler: Tambellini should pitch his brains out to Peter Chiarelli

Robin Brownlee
June 10 2010 09:44PM

TORONTO - APRIL 13: Edmonton Oilers GM Steve Tambellini awaits the announcement for the first overall pick during the NHL Draft Lottery Drawing at the TSN Studio April 13, 2010 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Abelimages / Getty Images for NHL)

It's not often a team with the second overall pick in the NHL Entry Draft has a reasonable chance to win now like the Boston Bruins do, and that's reason enough why Steve Tambellini should be all over Peter Chiarelli like a bad haircut.

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Around the League - Playoff Edition - Wk 7

Jason Gregor
June 10 2010 09:44PM

The most entertaining playoffs in recent memory wrapped up last night with the Chicago Blackhawks ending the longest active Stanley Cup drought with an exciting 4-3 OT victory. Now that the Hawks hoisted the Cup for the first time in 49 years, teams will undoubtedly try to mirror what the Hawks did to succeed. But is that possible?

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HAWKS WIN HAWKS WIN

Wanye
June 10 2010 09:22AM

Jason Gregor made the following claim on Facebook yesterday afternoon: "Flyers will win and game seven goes Friday. Nothing better than game seven...at least in the sports world."

Heh heh heh.

Gregor.

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ADVERTISING COOLIDITY

Wanye
June 09 2010 03:35PM

Jason Gregor mentioned recently that the new 'history will be made' ads put forth into the world by the NHL were one of the finest marketing efforts by the NHL in recent years. While we certainly agree, we thought you might like to see where the bar is currently being set, miles above backwards footage of NHL games.

Behold the Nike "write the future campaign" for the World Cup of Soccer.

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RANDOM TIDBITS

Jason Gregor
June 09 2010 11:35AM

The best thing the NHL has done in a long time are these “History will be Made” commercials. They are easy to mimic, which fans have done a thousand times over, and the old footage is great way to visit memory lane. Their up-to-dates ones are pretty decent as well. After game five they came up with the one above.

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