The trade deadline approacheth

Jason Gregor
February 04 2009 08:03AM

deadlines

It’s exactly four weeks, or 28 days until the most anticipated day of the year for hockey fans -- trade deadline day. And for the first time in a long time it will happen on a Wednesday instead of a Tuesday.

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Enough already

Robin Brownlee
February 03 2009 11:24PM

makeatrade

“You have to get better from the inside. We have to get better as a group (and) individually. That’s the only way you’ll be able to sustain something… it’s difficult. Teams are looking for energy players. Teams are looking for defencemen. They’re looking for top-six forwards." -- GM Steve Tambellini, Feb. 2, 2009

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GDB 50: Can Robert Nilsson be the guy?

Jason Gregor
February 03 2009 03:53PM

bobbynilsson

Yesterday Craig MacTavish stated, “We haven’t an answer on that left side for awhile. We’ve tried a lot of players there, virtually everybody has had an opportunity there, and we need to find someone. Dustin is the best fit there when he is playing, and playing well.”

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Examples in Bad Sportswriting: The Illustrious Dan Barnes

Jonathan Willis
February 03 2009 03:12PM

faceless-pajamas

Most of the blogs that cover the Oilers have definite opinions on the various mainstream journalists who cover the team.

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Fire MacT? No chance

Robin Brownlee
February 02 2009 10:10PM

mactdeathwatch

While there's plenty of sentiment out there, some of it well-founded, that Craig MacTavish should be fired forthwith by the Edmonton Oilers, it isn't going to happen. At least not right now.

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