Burning Daylight

February 23 2011 05:47PM

This is Gilbert Perreault. Buffalo's new owner loved watching him play, and with good reason. Perreault was a wonderful talent, a breathtaking skater with a punishing shot and a sublime ability to deke the opposition out of their jocks.

Edmonton Oilers fans could teach Buffalo's new owner--and their fans--a thing or two about the gift of getting a young owner who is also a fan. It's pretty cool, but it isn't perfect.

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February 23 2011 01:32PM


Sometimes sitting down to write an article is a daunting prospect. Your words are preserved for all eternity on the interwebs and you don’t want to be the guy who famously predicts that Erik Cole will be a fantastic Oiler. You have to live with that for the rest of your life.

Having said all of that – two things:

1. Trading Ales Hemsky – assuming he wants to be here long term – is a mistake.

2. Secondly – damn you to hell Erik Cole.

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Robin Brownlee
February 23 2011 01:29PM

Where does Gilbert Brule fit in the plans of the Edmonton Oilers? More to the point with the NHL trade deadline approaching Monday, does Brule fit in the plans with the Oilers?

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Jason Gregor
February 23 2011 01:03PM

You remember Chuck Sherman a.k.a "The Shermanator" from American Pie. He wet himself at Stifler's party after everyone found out he lied about getting some loving. He was embarrassed and never fully recovered. I wonder how Avs GM Greg Sherman, who is far from a geeky liar, felt after hearing Hall of Famer Peter Stastny, father of current Avs forward Paul Stastny, rip him and the entire Avs organization.

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Oilers/Wild Postgame: Night of Lousy Power Plays

Jonathan Willis
February 22 2011 09:16PM

The Edmonton Oilers played a hockey game on the road against the Minnesota Wild earlier this evening. As with most games the Oilers play on the road against the Wild, this one ended in a loss.

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