Daniil Zharkov's Progress

Thomas Drance
March 26 2013 11:03AM

On Sunday I drove out to Mississauga to cover game three of the first round playoff series between the Ontario Hockey League's Mississauga Steelheads and the Belleville Bulls. As you probably well know, Oilers prospect Daniil Zharkov plays for the Belleville Bulls and I chatted with him post game. I figured I'd share some of my game notes and some of Zharkov's post game comments with you, or at least with those of you willing to read my work after I took that massive run at your sacred cows a couple of months back.

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Horcoff Forever?

Jonathan Willis
March 26 2013 08:52AM

It might make some Oilers fans unhappy, but it looks like the club has no intention of moving team captain Shawn Horcoff anytime soon.

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The single-worst play by an Oiler this year?

Jonathan Willis
March 25 2013 10:23PM

The last time the Oilers played Nashville, it was Sergei Kostitsyn making an awful play on a goal in a 3-2 Oilers win. On Monday night, Kostitsyn was excellent, so it was Mark Fistric’s turn to cede a gorgeous scoring chance (and ultimately a game-winning goal) to the other team in a 3-2 game with a stunningly bad sequence.

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Jason Gregor
March 25 2013 01:42PM

The Oilers enter Nashville in the midst of a dangerous dance routine; one step forward, two steps sideways and one step back. They wrapped up a crucial four-game homestand with only one win and capped it off with a dreadful performance against the Blues.

Their only victory came against the Predators, and if the Oilers have any hope of staying in the playoff race, they will need a victory in Nashville tonight.

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March 25 2013 01:42PM

Every now and again I decide to get the hell out of dodge and see what the rest of the world has to offer. And because I have been basically using the Nation as a diary for the past 5 years, I'll post articles about what we see and what we do and more specifically what we drink.

If you want to read an article about the Edmonton Oilers Hockey squadron this ain't it. If you want to take a break from the roller coaster of emotions and learn about Icelandic mega babes read on after the jump. Spoiler alert: you really do.

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