TAMBELLINI CALLING: LET'S MAKE A DEAL

Robin Brownlee
June 17 2011 06:05AM

Jim Matheson at The Journal is hearing much the same things I am about Edmonton Oilers GM Steve Tambellini angling for a second top pick in the first round at the NHL Entry Draft in Minnesota next Friday.

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BIGGEST LOSERS: RIOTERS AREN'T FANS

Robin Brownlee
June 16 2011 08:06AM

The biggest story out of Vancouver Wednesday night should have been the 4-0 waxing the Canucks took from the Boston Bruins in the seventh game of the 2011 Stanley Cup final. Predictably, it wasn't.

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Summer of '89

Lowetide
June 15 2011 09:04PM

During the 2010 NHL entry draft, Oiler fans got together to hear the big announcement: Taylor or Tyler. Over the years, Edmonton has drafted some of the truly exceptional talents in the game's history. Their draft day scouting reports still ring true all these years later.

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TRADE HEMSKY???

Jason Gregor
June 15 2011 10:47AM

With the draft less than ten days away, thankfully we are starting to hear, read and see some trade rumours. Two weeks ago Scott Howson was very upfront to numerous media outlets, including Oilers Lunch on the TEAM 1260, that he was looking to move the 8th overall pick to get a veteran player that could help his team. Media and fans don't need much to toss a few logs into the rumour mill to get it heated up, but Howson's words were like gasoline and the mill became an instant inferno.

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GAME DAY BITCHES

Wanye
June 15 2011 01:14AM

Get a load of our fellow Justice League: Twitter edition cohort. @faqu94 sends his best along with a picture of himself getting ready for Game 7. @michealrioux later pointed out: “I love how he wolfed down a bag of Old Dutch chips right before the pic."

Classic case of crushing Old Dutch and taking an epic pic if you ask us.

Game 7 for all the beans is all that’s left Nation. It's a good old fashioned GDB: SCF7.

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