GDB 43.0: THE BATTLE BEGINS...UPDATE

Jason Gregor
January 13 2012 12:55PM

The original Clash of the Titans (1981) was an awesome movie. Harry Hamlin (Perseus) battled the revolting Medusa and the Kraken monster while trying to save Princess Andromeda. It was stellar stuff. The remake was good, but I'm a sucker for the orignal movies. My favourite part was when I realized Mickey, I mean Burgess Meredith was Ammon. Meredith was a great actor and everytime I see him I instantly think of him as Mickey, Rocky Balboa's trainer.

The Oilers could use Mickey's take-no-BS-attitude tonight, when they face the surging Anaheim Ducks, and they could use Perseus' fearlessness as well.

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ASH-ES BY NOW

Lowetide
January 12 2012 11:28PM

It is a somewhat unlikely line, being that one of the wingers may be on his way out of town and the center spends much of his time on the wings these days. Having said, that Ales Hemsky, Sam Gagner and Taylor Hall are burning opposition defenses at a torrid pace.

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It's a Small World After All

Jason Strudwick
January 12 2012 11:01PM

 

 

This past weekend my team was on a two game, three day road trip. A long one by Swedish standards. We had a total of about fourteen hours on the old iron lung.

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ARMCHAIR GM XIV: LET'S TALK HEMSKY

Robin Brownlee
January 12 2012 08:15PM

Seeing as Steve Tambellini and Dean Lombardi have decided to let bygones be bygones, might moving on include sitting down and talking about a trade involving Ales Hemsky?

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Learning From Smid and Gilbert

Jonathan Willis
January 12 2012 04:41PM

Tom Gilbert and Ladislav Smid are both having the best seasons of their NHL careers. Both players have taken a long road to get to where they are today. Gilbert is 29 years old, and while he’s been a solid defender for ages he’s only taken the next step now, more than 300 games into his career. Smid is younger, just 25, but he’s also more than 300 games into his NHL career.

It’s something worth remembering, when looking at all of the Oilers’ young defensemen.

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