April 27 2009 01:47PM
Gabriel Desjardins of behindthenet.ca does a study at the end of each season that attempts to measure difficulty of shots that every NHL goaltender faces. The methodology can be found here, and it’s an interesting look at a statistic that’s largely swayed by team ability.
April 27 2009 09:31AM
Steve Tambellini returned from the under-18 tournament and has started to focus on every aspect of the organization. He has met with many different people inside the organization including the assistant coaches and Rob Daum.
April 26 2009 09:33AM
With the first two days of the 2009 IIHF World Championship in the books, most of the games have featured the hockey powers dominating smaller countries. Canada, Russia, Finland, Sweden, the Czech Republic and the United States have beaten Germany, Belarus, Latvia, Norway, Austria and Denmark by a combined score of 30-4.
April 25 2009 11:33AM
This is my ranking of Oilers prospects; every single prospect of note is included somewhere on this list. It differs significantly from similar efforts by The Hockey News and Hockey’s Future - I’m much less concerned with draft position than I am in where the prospects are right now.
April 24 2009 10:22AM
Thank you everyone for the birthday wishes. This is day 2 of a 3 day bender so you will have to excuse us if we are a little less coherent than usual. Not that it will stop us from writing an article today though. We got a hilarious email from a buddy who was at the airport this morning, saw an Oiler in line and watched the hordes of travellers basically melt. It got us thinking of stories we have heard from people who have seen the city turn to mayhem when the Oilers get spotted doing something as glamorous as getting gas.
Here are two tales.