September 25 2011 08:51AM
Despite a depth chart that appears unkind, despite more one-way contracts than Carter has pills, Teemu Hartikainen has that "look" about him. It's the same look that thrust Kyle Brodziak from "also in photo" to opening night lineup in 2007 fall. Can the Finn make it?
September 25 2011 12:08AM
This week you can tell that The Nation Network really is starting to grow. Columnists from The Winnipeg Sun, Edmonton Journal and Vancouver Sun all weigh in during this week's episode and there is even time to laugh - er take a look at - the Calgary Flames roster in this here 2011-12 preseason.
This is NationRadio.
September 24 2011 10:48AM
It goes without saying that Taylor Hall and Ryan Nugent-Hopkins are a big part of the future of the Edmonton Oilers. Thanks, Captain Obvious. If you put them together, what do you get?
September 24 2011 09:10AM
This is no time for the faint of heart. NHL jobs are in play, futures are being decided, riches and glory are within reach. This is the time to go balls out, to make an impression so indelible there is no question who wins the day. Lose that worried brow, step up today and secure a future in the finest hockey league in the world.
September 23 2011 12:08PM
For the second consecutive preseason home game, Oiler fans and Tom Renney must have felt like they were in a time warp. And not the cool type of time warp/machine that Marty McFly got to use in Back to the Future. Last night was a trip down memory lane that many never want to see again, or at least not regularly.
On Tuesday we saw Nikolai Khabibulin fighting the puck.
Sure, it was only a preseason game, but it's a trend we've seen in Edmonton for over a year.
Last night the Oilers didn't shoot the puck, and outside of dropping the gloves early, they didn't seem ready to play.
Sure, it was only a preseason game, but it's a trend we've seen in Edmonton for the past five seasons.