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March 26 2013 11:11AM
Hello there Nation Readers. You haven't heard from me before. I am one of the two guys who do the work behind the scenes that keeps this whole machine trucking along. We built and maintain the sites, book the ad campaigns, do all the customer support stuff and now make sure that the draft prizes get sent and the gear goes out in a regular fashion.
March 26 2013 11:03AM
On Sunday I drove out to Mississauga to cover game three of the first round playoff series between the Ontario Hockey League's Mississauga Steelheads and the Belleville Bulls. As you probably well know, Oilers prospect Daniil Zharkov plays for the Belleville Bulls and I chatted with him post game. I figured I'd share some of my game notes and some of Zharkov's post game comments with you, or at least with those of you willing to read my work after I took that massive run at your sacred cows a couple of months back.
March 26 2013 08:52AM
It might make some Oilers fans unhappy, but it looks like the club has no intention of moving team captain Shawn Horcoff anytime soon.
March 25 2013 10:23PM
The last time the Oilers played Nashville, it was Sergei Kostitsyn making an awful play on a goal in a 3-2 Oilers win. On Monday night, Kostitsyn was excellent, so it was Mark Fistric’s turn to cede a gorgeous scoring chance (and ultimately a game-winning goal) to the other team in a 3-2 game with a stunningly bad sequence.
March 25 2013 01:42PM
The Oilers enter Nashville in the midst of a dangerous dance routine; one step forward, two steps sideways and one step back. They wrapped up a crucial four-game homestand with only one win and capped it off with a dreadful performance against the Blues.
Their only victory came against the Predators, and if the Oilers have any hope of staying in the playoff race, they will need a victory in Nashville tonight.