Around the league - Dec 17, 2009

Jason Gregor
December 17 2009 02:52PM

The annual Governor’s meetings have wrapped up, and nothing earth shattering was revealed. The Count (Gary Bettman) is adamant that Phoenix is a viable market, and he is hoping that Edge Holdings Inc is legit and not another Len Barrie or Boots Del Baggio.

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GDB XXXIV: the Predators are prey

Jason Gregor
December 17 2009 12:33PM

The Nashville Predators have the quietest 20 wins in the NHL. The Preds are red-hot going 13-3-2 in their 18 games, so the Oilers can’t afford the mental mistakes they made v. the Kings if they want to avoid their second straight home loss.

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Pat Quinn: getting his rage on

Jason Gregor
December 16 2009 03:41PM

A day after their first loss in six games, Pat Quinn re-enforced that this team needs to be better. He let his players know it half way through practice when he called them together and with a few profanities explained that excuses weren’t going to be tolerated and they needed to be play smarter, work harder and be dedicated.

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Oilers vs. Kings Postgame: Pat Quinn Moves To Stage Two

Jonathan Willis
December 15 2009 11:08PM

Los Angeles Kings: 3

Edmonton Oilers: 2

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Vague is seldom good

Robin Brownlee
December 15 2009 04:08PM

As eloquent as Edmonton Oilers coach Pat Quinn usually is, he fumbled his words when reporters asked about the status of Nikolai Khabibulin's back today. That can't be a good thing.

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