Patrick Laforge, Northlands, and the New Arena

Jonathan Willis
September 12 2009 12:48PM

Rexall

Just came across this rather fantastic quote from Patrick Laforge, the president of the Edmonton Oilers:

"We lost money last year.  We lost quite a bit of money. "I've said all along that we can't count on the largesse of the owner's Visa card to keep hockey in Edmonton, or in Calgary, and the building provides the sustainability model that you need through good times and bad."

That quote appears in today's Edmonton Journal.

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Mike Comrie Press Conference Transcript

Jonathan Willis
September 12 2009 11:43AM

Comrie

Mike Comrie held a press conference to discuss his return to Edmonton and the Oilers, and frankly he said all of the right things. He talked about being grateful for the opportunity to return to the Oilers, and how he’s matured over the time he’s been away.

What follows is a transcript of Comrie’s responses to the various questions posed to him.

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Happy birthday, to the newest Oiler

bingofuel
September 11 2009 05:30PM

comrie-chuck-norris-bday

It's a weird day, nationeers, for a lot of reasons. On the one hand, it's a solemn day on this the anniversary of September 11, 2001. On the other hand, it's the first day of the rest of our lives.

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What a summer!

Jason Gregor
September 11 2009 10:48AM

Just when you thought nothing was going on this summer, once again the Nation proved us all wrong

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Oh snap, Puffy!

Wanye
September 10 2009 04:52PM

comrie-home

Well, well, well. What do we have here? Methinks that a certain booze addled, unemployable internet sensation hath correctly predicted something occurring — even though people who actually know stuff vehemently disagreed with us and called us names in the process.

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