Should the Edmonton Oilers go after Jordin Tootoo?

Jonathan Willis
May 16 2012 08:10AM

Jordin Tootoo, the well-known fourth-line pest and energy guy, is going to be an unrestricted free agent this summer. Should the Oilers go after him?

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THEY COME FROM THE LAND OF ICE AND SNOW

Lowetide
May 15 2012 10:34PM

The night the Edmonton Oilers won their first Stanley, three European players won the right to have their names engraved on Hockey's Holy Grail. Jarri Kurri (Finland), Willy Lindstrom (Sweden) and Jaroslav Pouzar (Czechoslovakia) were all part of Edmonton's first elite team. How many Europeans will be on the run for glory this time?

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY JORDAN EBERLE

Wanye
May 15 2012 12:56PM

 

GUESS WHO TURNS 22 TODAY? SQUEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE

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1994 Memorial Cup

Jason Strudwick
May 15 2012 10:51AM

Congratulations to the Edmonton Oil Kings! They are heading off to Shawinigan, Quebec to play for the Memorial Cup. It is a great tourney with four strong teams.

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Cameron Abney: Probably not Stu MacGregor’s fault, but still a bad pick

Jonathan Willis
May 15 2012 08:52AM

Cameron Abney, a third round pick (82nd overall) of the Edmonton Oilers in the 2009 NHL Entry Draft, played his first professional season in 2011-12. He played 14 games in the AHL, going scoreless, and 29 games in the ECHL, picking up five points. He did pick up 156 penalty minutes.

For most prospects with the hope of an NHL job, those would be ridiculously bad numbers. Yet, in Abney’s case, they’re entirely unsurprising, and don’t indicate a failing prospect.

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