Life in the Fast Lane

July 24 2011 11:10AM

The Edmonton Oilers best option for this fall on defense may include Jeff Petry on the top two pairings, Jeff Petry on the powerplay and Jeff Petry on the penalty kill. Is this wise?

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July 23 2011 08:48AM

This is Jim Niekamp. He played 29 NHL games and was regarded as a hard-nosed defenseman. He wouldn't really be remembered at all (no slight meant, the man played in the NHL) save for one thing: his nickname. In the long history of hockey, Jim Niekamp's nickname is the best. Or worst.

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Nikolai Khabibulin ≠ Tim Thomas

Jonathan Willis
July 22 2011 06:17PM

“Can the Bulin Wall get it back?” is the question that Bob Stauffer asks this morning over at the Edmonton Oilers’ official website. Naturally, given that the blog posting is written by an employee of the Oilers Radio Network and appears on the Oilers’ official website, Stauffer’s answer to that question doesn’t reference either hellfire or snowballs.

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11-12 Questions for 11-12 (Part 3)

July 22 2011 01:44PM

Since April, many of the pressing issues involving the Oilers have been put to bed. Are the answers close to what we expected?

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Robin Brownlee
July 21 2011 11:32PM

I have no hockey words tonight.

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