The Tootoo train has derailed another player, and this one hurts the Oilers. Ales Hemsky won’t dress tonight, and is highly doubtful to play tomorrow in Calgary as well. Hemsky is still a bit fuzzy after taking a clean, but hard hit from Jordan Tootoo on Sunday night. Hemsky is playing the best hockey of…
Forget the theory Robert Nilsson missed Monday’s optional practice as a way of flipping off coach Craig MacTavish or that he simply couldn’t be bothered to lace ’em up despite his recent stint in the doghouse.
The official AHL website isn’t as easy to use as the NHL’s, but it does have some really interesting data.
In your last 22 games you’ve scored a measly two goals and four assists, your head coach benched you, publicly chastised your play and then sent you to the press box and you respond by skipping an optional practice.