May 14 2010 09:39AM
We’re familiar with the negative side of the Nikolai Khabibulin contract. I’ve beaten it to death, and I’m not the only one, although there’s still a paucity of criticism of the deal in the printed press. That said, the odds are the Oilers will be far better off with him in 2010-11.
May 13 2010 01:46PM
Much like the fan who shot the - ahem - "rap" video above, you have to hand it to the Montreal Canadiens for not only knocking off the Washington Capitals but now impossibly the Pittsburgh Penguins as well.
May 13 2010 10:29AM
One of the few positive notes for the Oilers this season was the emergence of Gilbert Brule as an NHL player. He scored a career-high 17 goals and 37 points and played with a nasty physical edge as well. Now, he’s a restricted free agent and the Oilers need to decide how much to pay him on his next contract.
May 13 2010 09:28AM
I love the scrutiny, passion, analysis and most of all the emotion that we experience during the NHL playoffs. The hockey is awesome even though Albertans had to enjoy it all on TV, and now Canuck fans are feeling like Sami Salo in game five, but this postseason is still the most riveting I’m witnessed in years.
May 12 2010 03:14PM
Two of our favourite parts of the new Arena debate is when people scoff at Daryl Katz offering to put 100 million dollars towards a City owned arena and when they later roll their eyes when it is suggested that owning a Pro Sports franchise isn't a very lucrative business.