Weird… it took the Minnesota media to really put things into perspective for me
Harlan Anderson (left) in his rookie year with the Bears From a CIS gold medal in hockey with the Alberta Golden Bears to a professional contract with the Edmonton Oilers, it’s proving to be a busy week for Golden Bears captain Harlan Anderson.
Minnesota did not know what hit them during the first three minutes of the first period.
I had a chance to sit and talk one-on-one with Oilers GM Kevin Lowe at Rexall Place during this morning’s skate. Here are some of his thoughts from a wide-ranging discussion. We talked about how injuries have forced young players like Sam Gagner, Andrew Cogliano. Robert Nilsson, Tom Gilbert and Denis Grebeshkov into roles they…
As the boys in copper and blue make a improbable run towards the playoffs, even the most faithful Oil fans jumped on the Calgary bandwagon last night.
O Gods of Hockey, we salute you.
Mathieu Garon still won’t say it’s his ankle that’s kept him out of the Edmonton Oilers line-up the last five games, but he admitted today he’s been injured since March 7.
He’s been written off as finished by some fans, but considering Marc Pouliot is two months shy of his 23rd birthday, is it a stretch to suggest he’s just getting started?
I laughed. I cried. It gave me the best feeling I’ve ever had on a Saturday afternoon (except that time I saw a matinee of a generic, non-descript Jason Statham movie but that’s between Mr Statham and I).
Those of you who know how we roll at the Nation know that we ghost ride the whip anytime anything good happens round these parts.
From a February game against the Avs this season Destiny’s Team? OK, that’s a bit melodramatic, but you’ve got to wonder if the Hockey Gods are smiling on the Edmonton Oilers after today’s 7–5 win over the Colorado Avalanche at Rexall Place.
(click to enlarge) What are you usually doing at 1pm on a Saturday?