May 29 2011 08:26AM
This is Anton Lander. The Edmonton Oilers have been waiting patiently for him to mature and prove himself at the highest levels. That accomplished, he will very likely receive strong consideration for a job on the NHL team this fall.
May 29 2011 12:43AM
The name of the game in 2010-11 was forward movement. The Edmonton Oilers hit rock-bottom in 2009-10, which resulted in the dismissal of their second coach in two years, a slate full of buyouts and restricted free agents who were not offered contracts, and an infusion of youth.
Did we see improvement at the team level?
May 28 2011 07:22PM
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This week's episode includes a second appearance from NHL Veteran Brian Sutherby, Ted Wyman of the Winnipeg Sun, former GM of the Calgary Flames Craig Button, Mario Duhamel, - Head Coach of the Drummondville Voltigeurs - Speeds from the Hockey Symposium stop by. We also rebroadcast a Jason Gregor interview with a recently retired Doug Weight.
May 28 2011 08:03AM
This is Ron Chpperfield. He was the number one rated player (by the Hockey News) for the 1974 Amateur Draft. Chipperfield scored 90 goals in his draft year, an awesome total in any era. He was an outstanding offensive force in the WHL but was passed over by several NHL teams (finally going 17th overall to the California Seals). Why did the projected number one selection go so long without being selected?
May 26 2011 01:41PM
The Edmonton Oilers have a major problem. Actually, given that they’ve been the worst team in the league over the last two years, and they have a solid track record of simply atrocious management since the 2006 Stanley Cup Final, they have a lot of major problems, but one of them towers above the rest: the defense corps.