Oilers Sign Abney

Lowetide
April 22 2011 07:54AM

In a draft cluster that features Taylor Hall and Jordan Eberle, it's easy for an enforcer like Cameron Abney to get lost in the shuffle. A meandering season filled with injury and growing pains didn't help, but a strong showing in the playoffs probably saved Abney's status as an Oiler prospect. Can Abney help the Edmonton Oilers?

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JUST SAYING: THIS, THAT AND THE OTHER THING

Robin Brownlee
April 21 2011 02:36PM

One big positive about the possibility of the Phoenix Coyotes returning to Winnipeg is that Edmonton would no longer be perceived by players as the second-least desirable destination in the NHL, which it now is.

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Adam Larsson: Really, A Defenseman?

Jonathan Willis
April 20 2011 10:38PM

These days, the name most often mentioned as an alternative to Ryan Nugent-Hopkins at the top of this summer’s NHL Entry Draft is defenseman Adam Larsson. The big Swede has been in the conversation all season, but there is concern in some corners about the lengthy development curve of defensemen.

Is that a concern?

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First Blush 2011

Lowetide
April 20 2011 05:43PM

The 2011 Entry draft is coming into view. We've mulled over the talent and read the tea leaves. Bob McKenzie's latest update was most informative and now we await the final Redline, McKenzie, ISS lists. In the meantime, here's my first ranking of this year's top 10 prospects eligible for the 2011 entry draft.

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THINKING ABOUT THE WINGS AND A WICKED VIDEO

Wanye
April 20 2011 03:33PM

First and foremost stop whatever you are doing and watch this video. We don't know who these folks are, but they are absolutely wicked. A big ups to David Staples for tweeting the link.

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