A LITTLE BIT OF ANDY?: I'LL TAKE THAT

Robin Brownlee
September 13 2010 05:33PM

Magnus Paajarvi is the talk of the town after scoring two goals in a 4-1 walk over a bunch of suspects who are unlikely ever to wear the uniform of the Vancouver Canucks Sunday, but that's not why I'm thinking about the big Swede today.

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High Five

Lowetide
September 13 2010 07:13AM

The absolute highlight of the weekend for Oilers fans had to be watching the rookies last night. All the stars were out on a clear night for the future. Hall, Eberle and Magnus Pääjärvi showed tremendous skill and the ability to be in the right place at the right time (I call it Steve Shutt syndrome) and dominated the ice. There are going to be growing pains for this team, but the future looks bright and there will be plenty to cheer about in  2010-11.

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ROOKIE POST GAME THOUGHTS AND PAT QUINN'S THOUGHTS ON HIS ROLE WITH THE ORGANIZATION

Jason Gregor
September 12 2010 09:29PM

CALGARY, CANADA - SEPTEMBER 15: Head coach Pat Quinn of the Edmonton Oilers yells from the bench in the third period against the Calgary Flames in NHL preseason action on September 15, 2009 at the Pengrowth Saddledome in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. (Photo by Mike Ridewood/Getty Images)

A win is a win, right Oiler fans? Last year the Canucks beat up by the OIlers for fun, so while a win in a rookie-only tournament won't remain in the record books, it did remind fans of the Copper and Blue what it feels like to celebrate a win. The Oiler rookies won 4-1, and the least talked about member of the TMJ  trio opened a few eyes and mouths.

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OILERS ROOKIE CAMP GAME ONE V. VANCOUVER

Jason Gregor
September 12 2010 04:44PM

After the most talked about, and hyped summer in Oiler history, we finally get to see the "Future" in game action when Taylor Hall, Magnus Paajarvi, Jordan Eberle and the rest of the Oiler rookies take on the Canucks rookies at the South Okanagan Events Centre in Penticton.

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On Getting More Mainstream

Jonathan Willis
September 12 2010 07:44AM

Wanye posed the question of whether Oilers Nation should be more mainstream just yesterday, a question sparked by Robin Brownlee’s excellent article on bloggers and access a little over a week earlier. Over at Copper & Blue, Jaysen Knight has been writing a series exploring similar issues.

And those examples are simply a drop in the bucket – the same debate, in various forms, has shown up all over the internet, because media folks, bloggers and the organizations they cover all have skin in the game.

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