THE PLAN: STAY THE COURSE

Robin Brownlee
February 14 2012 06:09PM

I'm not sure what Steve Tambellini's plan to rebuild the Edmonton Oilers involves exactly, aside from making lottery picks at the NHL Entry Draft year after year, but he reiterated again today that he's sticking with it. Whatever that, ahem, is.

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ON THE ROAD: CONTIKI II: GOING INTO LAOS AND A RANT

Wanye
February 14 2012 12:39AM

After trekking about Thailand with our fellow Contiki travelers, it was time to leave the relative Land of Westernization behind and head into the truly wild.

If you had told us one day we would be taking a riverboat through Laos and then strutting about in Cambodia we would have punched you straight in your face.

Because that is how we were raised to deal with liars. Swiftly and decisively.

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Could Jack Johnson Be A Fit For The Oilers?

Jonathan Willis
February 13 2012 10:37PM

TSN Insider Darren Dreger, asked to name a wild-card who could be dealt at the trade deadline earlier tonight:

“I’m going with Jack Johnson. You want a wild card name, there’s a wild card name for you, from the Los Angeles Kings. Dean Lombardi’s going to love me for that. The only way Johnson is in play though, obviously is if they get that top-six guy, somebody that’s going to push them over the edge.”

Could the Oilers put together a package for Johnson?

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Tambellini’s Take On Sutton, Oilers Rebuild

Jonathan Willis
February 13 2012 01:14PM

The Oilers’ official website has posted Steve Tambellini’s take on Andy Sutton’s new deal, and the general manager speaks about Sutton and the direction of the Oilers in general.

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Attitude

Jason Strudwick
February 13 2012 08:59AM

Last week Booje asked me this...

"Struds - you need to give us an insider perspective. What role does 'attitude' play in the decisions made by coaches? Are there many attitude problems in the NHL or are they rare?"

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