September 13 2009 09:16AM
Check back here for updates throughout the day. I'm here at Rexall, hungover, and I'm not leaving until it's all over. I'll be adding updates at the end of this post, so check back and and your comments.
September 12 2009 07:51PM
Having already blown out 66 candles on his birthday cake, Pat Quinn wasn't the first choice of a lot of fans to replace Craig MacTavish after he was shown the door last spring, but here he is.
September 12 2009 03:45PM
The Calgary Cryer has finally been granted his wish, as the Senators dealt one of the league’s best goal scorers, Dany Heatley and a 5th round pick to the Sharks for Milan Michalek, Jonathon Cheechoo and a 2nd rounder.
September 12 2009 12:48PM
Just came across this rather fantastic quote from Patrick Laforge, the president of the Edmonton Oilers:
"We lost money last year. We lost quite a bit of money. "I've said all along that we can't count on the largesse of the owner's Visa card to keep hockey in Edmonton, or in Calgary, and the building provides the sustainability model that you need through good times and bad."
That quote appears in today's Edmonton Journal.
September 12 2009 11:43AM
Mike Comrie held a press conference to discuss his return to Edmonton and the Oilers, and frankly he said all of the right things. He talked about being grateful for the opportunity to return to the Oilers, and how he’s matured over the time he’s been away.
What follows is a transcript of Comrie’s responses to the various questions posed to him.