KHL UPDATE: DATSYUK IS AMAZING, KOVALCHUK IS TOO, GRABO GETS GOING, AND YAKUPOV'S SQUAD STRUGGLES

Steve Dangle
October 19 2012 10:35PM

 

 

Remember when hockey was on the ice and actually played? I found some!

KHL action featuring a goal from Pavel Datsyuk that makes me rethink my entire existence, Ilya Kovalchuk is also nuts, Grabovski continues to put up numbers, and Yakupov's team falls. 

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THE DEBUT OF DJ SUITCASE

Jason Gregor
October 19 2012 02:09PM

 

In two weeks "the hottest DJ in the world" will be making his way to the Pint off Whyte for his debut. This will be the culimation of weeks of excitement in Edmonton as the cool kids wait breathlessly of one of his legendary sets to see them through the dark days of the 2012 lockout. Okay, that quote is from Wanye and the only kids Struds knows these days are his own, but this is still going to be a heck of a party. 

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OKLAHOMA O-K

Lowetide
October 19 2012 12:35PM

The Oklahoma City Barons take to the ice tonight in their home opener against San Antonio. After a week of hearing about a lack of offense, impact kids Jordan Eberle and Ryan Nugent-Hopkins get another chance to impact the AHL. My guess? It's going to be real and its going to be spectacular.

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YEG ARENA: CEASE, BUT DO NOT DESIST

Jason Gregor
October 19 2012 08:52AM

When city council voted 13-0 to cease negoations with the Katz Group, some wondered if this signaled an abrupt end to the dream of a new downtown arena in Edmonton. It didn't, it just means both parties will spend some time apart with the hope to reconcile their differences in the future. 

Will it work? I think it might, but why did the city choose this direction. I spoke with Edmonton city councillor Kim Krushell about the city's frustration and how, or if, they plan to move forward.

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TIME TO CALL ON THE COUNT?

Robin Brownlee
October 18 2012 10:56PM

The timing couldn’t be much worse, seeing as Gary Bettman already has a big shit sandwich on his plate with the NHL lockout, but I'm wondering, as others are, if he might take time away from his CBA duties to play a hand in stalled talks between the Edmonton Oilers and city council over a new downtown arena.

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