NIKOLAI KHABIBULIN: WHAT AM I MISSING?

Robin Brownlee
November 12 2010 12:27AM

As good teammates will do, and as you'd expect, the Edmonton Oilers came to the defence of Nikolai Khabibulin after Thursday's 6-2 loss to the Detroit Red Wings at Joe Louis Arena. Too bad they weren't so inclined while the game was being played, but I digress . . .

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THE QUEBEC CUP?

Jason Gregor
November 11 2010 04:30PM

La Presse is reporting that the Quebec Hockey Federation is working on hosting the Quebec Cup in the first week of August in 2011. The National Quebec team will be made up of Quebec-born NHL players and they will play the National teams of France, Switzerland and Italy. Yes those hockey powerhouses Italy and France will be invading Quebec.

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Rebound at the Joe : Hall and Eberle

Robin Brownlee
November 11 2010 03:11PM

 

I'll be astounded if Taylor Hall and Jordan Eberle don't have their best performances of the season against the Detroit Red Wings at Joe Louis Arena tonight.

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AROUND THE LEAGUE: WEEK FIVE

Jason Gregor
November 11 2010 12:34PM

The Converse All-Stars are all the rage with the kids nowadays, and I can see why when they have super cool designs like a cast of video game all-stars sewn on them. Mario and Luigi automatically up the cool factor of any sneaker. But can the NHL connect the dots and up the cool factor of their All-Star game?

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Dustin Penner: Perception And Performance

Jonathan Willis
November 11 2010 12:15PM

The fat jokes and the comments about entitlement disappeared last season as Dustin Penner put in a remarkable performance for a miserable club – exploding in the early going and then settling into a role as the club’s only bona fide offensive player down the stretch. Just over a dozen games into 2010-11, Penner hasn’t put up the same shiny scoring totals, and the comments have started to creep back into the picture.

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