May 06 2010 10:26AM
The onus to produce and win in the playoffs is immense. Produce and a player will be revered amongst fans and media, but if a player can’t produce in the “real” season he will be chastised mercilessly.
May 04 2010 06:49PM
Ah the second round of the playoffs. While the fans of the remaining 8 teams cheer with all their heart and soul, we have to shield our eyes from all of the televisions in sports bars and find ourselves cursing the Stupid Oilers and their Stupid Everything until the Cup is finally awarded and we can get back to building unreasonable optimism for next year.
We do however continue to enjoy sports scandals.
May 04 2010 08:50AM
“He makes his linemates/teammates better.” That seems to be the newest saying when it comes to evaluating skilled players, and from where I sit it is the most misused phrase in the game.
May 03 2010 03:30PM
I expect it'll take the Edmonton Oilers another week or 10 days to announce Rod Phillips is retiring after 37 seasons as the team's radio voice, but I'll dispatch with that here and now so those interested in the job can get a head-start on preparing their resumes and clips.
May 02 2010 09:21AM
UFA Decisions considers the unrestricted free agents on the Oilers’ roster, starting with the most expensive and working down. Today we consider Ryan Stone.