May 28 2010 03:50PM
We saw this coming and so did Rod Phillips, but that didn't prevent the passion that punctuated his 37-year career as the radio voice of the Edmonton Oilers from bubbling to the surface when he announced his retirement in a packed dressing room at Rexall Place today.
May 28 2010 02:41PM
We will miss you Rod Phillips.
May 27 2010 12:39PM
Taylor Hall or Tyler Seguin isn’t a discussion that’s been confined to fans of the Edmonton Oilers. The team with the second overall pick, Boston, has a big stake in the outcome, and it doesn’t sound like Bruins G.M. Peter Chiarelli is going to let Steve Tambellini make his decision without at least attempting to sway the outcome.
May 27 2010 06:47AM
The Chicago Blackhawks haven’t won the Stanley Cup in 49 years. Since they last hoisted the “toughest trophy in sports to win” they’ve lost in the Finals five times: 1962, 1965, 1971, 1973 and 1992. They made the playoffs 28 consecutive years from 1970 to 1997, so it’s not like they were awful, but hockey’s holy grail hasn’t come close to the Windy City for a long time.
May 25 2010 11:31PM
Edmonton Oilers chief scout Stu MacGregor came out and said it Tuesday night -- the Oilers will take Windsor Spitfires star and two-time Memorial Cup winner and MVP Taylor Hall first. Then, they'll take Tyler Seguin.