Pass the lube: 2009 camp primer

Robin Brownlee
September 12 2009 07:51PM

Having already blown out 66 candles on his birthday cake, Pat Quinn wasn't the first choice of a lot of fans to replace Craig MacTavish after he was shown the door last spring, but here he is.

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Dany Heatley Traded to San Jose

Jason Gregor
September 12 2009 03:45PM

The Calgary Cryer has finally been granted his wish, as the Senators dealt one of the league’s best goal scorers, Dany Heatley and a 5th round pick to the Sharks for Milan Michalek, Jonathon Cheechoo and a 2nd rounder.

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Patrick Laforge, Northlands, and the New Arena

Jonathan Willis
September 12 2009 12:48PM

Rexall

Just came across this rather fantastic quote from Patrick Laforge, the president of the Edmonton Oilers:

"We lost money last year.  We lost quite a bit of money. "I've said all along that we can't count on the largesse of the owner's Visa card to keep hockey in Edmonton, or in Calgary, and the building provides the sustainability model that you need through good times and bad."

That quote appears in today's Edmonton Journal.

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Mike Comrie Press Conference Transcript

Jonathan Willis
September 12 2009 11:43AM

Comrie

Mike Comrie held a press conference to discuss his return to Edmonton and the Oilers, and frankly he said all of the right things. He talked about being grateful for the opportunity to return to the Oilers, and how he’s matured over the time he’s been away.

What follows is a transcript of Comrie’s responses to the various questions posed to him.

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Happy birthday, to the newest Oiler

bingofuel
September 11 2009 05:30PM

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It's a weird day, nationeers, for a lot of reasons. On the one hand, it's a solemn day on this the anniversary of September 11, 2001. On the other hand, it's the first day of the rest of our lives.

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