IF YOU'RE ASKING: MY 23-MAN ROSTER

Robin Brownlee
October 03 2010 09:55PM

The Edmonton Oilers will make their last major roster cut Monday and don't have to name their 23-man roster until later in the week, but just about everybody has already taken a crack at spelling out what they think coach Tom Renney's team will look like when the season begins against the Calgary Flames Thursday.

My turn.

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GDB MINUS ONE: LAST CHANCE

Jason Gregor
October 03 2010 11:47AM

 It's last chanceville for Richard Petiot, Theo Peckham and Shawn Belle as they will battle the Flames and each other for the final slot on the blueline. Ryan Whitney, Tom Gilbert, Kurtis Foster, Ladislav Smid, Jim Vandermeer and Jason Strudwick have the other six spots.

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Prospects Progress

Lowetide
October 03 2010 09:24AM

Each June and December, I post a Top 20 prospects list. Since this is the midway point between the two lists, I thought it might be an idea to see how they're progressing.

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Job Market 2 (Beware the Ginger)

Lowetide
October 02 2010 07:24AM

A dozen days ago we looked at the Oilers depth chart and made some bets. These 12 days later, how many of those bets look like they'll pay off? How many are still up in the air? How many have gone south? 

The answers may surprise you.  

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LEAVE THE KIDS ALONE: THE PROTECTION RACKET

Robin Brownlee
October 01 2010 04:13PM

While I don't pine for or expect to see a new millennium version of the 1970s Philadelphia Flyers at Rexall Place this season, I'm one of those dinosaurs who believes toughness takes a backseat only to talent when it comes to building a successful hockey team.

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