The next head coach: Matheson’s list

Jonathan Willis
May 30 2012 11:50AM

It was interesting to see Jim Matheson’s list of head coach candidates in the Edmonton Journal yesterday. Matheson has a long track record of breaking news about the Oilers and he’s one of a handful of people well worth listening to for an idea of what team management has in the works.

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REALISTIC CHANGES

Jason Gregor
May 30 2012 09:10AM

Paging all the arm-chair GMs, let me know what you think needs to happen for the Oilers to actually get back to the playoffs.

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U of A HIRING DOESN'T PASS SMELL TEST

Robin Brownlee
May 29 2012 11:07PM

A year ago, former Alberta Golden Bear Kris Knoblauch was considered a rising star among WHL coaches. Friday, Knoblauch was unceremoniously fired by the Kootenay Ice.

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NELSON WANT TO STAY IN OKC

Jason Gregor
May 29 2012 08:18PM

It sounds like you can cross one name off the list of potential candidates to replace Tom Renney. I spoke with OKC Barons head coach Todd Nelson on my show this afternoon, and his response to my question about his current coaching situation made it sound like he really wants to be back in OKC next year.

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Big Decisions: Drafting Devan Dubnyk

Jonathan Willis
May 29 2012 05:47PM

It is sometimes forgotten now, but the consensus back in 2004 was that the Edmonton Oilers were taking a real risk in selecting Devan Dubnyk 14th overall.

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