THE FIRST PAYDAY

Wanye
October 14 2010 11:56PM

 

Ah yes, the 15th of the month: Pay Day. For many of us that means getting the cheque from the boss, running to the local cheque cashing facility then straight to the roulette tables.

But for three special fellas they eight days past their first payday at their new jobs. And one heck of a payday it is has been.

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GDB 3.0: A WILD ONE TONIGHT

Wanye
October 14 2010 04:32PM

 

The undefeated Edmonton Oilers (2-0) play the winless Minnesota Ice Hockey Club (0-1-1) in what is sure to be a "wild" match this evening. If you can handle this level of hilarity in your pregame hockey analysis, read on.

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AROUND THE LEAGUE: WEEK ONE

Jason Gregor
October 14 2010 11:35AM

The first week in the NHL had everything the league could ask for; great goals, big saves, exciting hockey, big fights, but they also saw a few things they wish had never happened.

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Faceoffs

Jonathan Willis
October 13 2010 07:54PM

EDMONTON, AB - OCTOBER 3: Gilbert Brule #67 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)

There are a lot of reasons not to be worried. The season is two games in, and it’s pretty hard to see much meaningful in two games. Not only that, but the Oilers have won both of them, and the off-season’s biggest question mark, Nikolai Khabibulin, has been splendid. Still, faceoffs have been pointed to as an area of concern.

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Dreaming

Lowetide
October 13 2010 05:08PM

Patience is required in order to let things develop in their own time, especially when it comes to youth. One minute kids are failing again and again, the next minute they've mastered the discipline and moved to a new level. When it comes to predicting hockey players and their futures, patience is a vital part of the plan.

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