If there’s one thing we know about breakups, it’s that they can be messy. They can take a while, and leave many feelings of animosity between respective people and parties.
I sit down to write this after having just spent the night inside Rogers Place, watching the Oilers get absolutely embarrassed by their provincial rivals on home ice.
This morning, the Edmonton Oilers announced via their Twitter account that they have waived both Markus Granlund and Brandon Manning for the purpose of assignment to the Bakersfield Condors.
There is little wonder there’s so much angst, frustration and venom coming from the fan base of the Edmonton Oilers these days, and it’s not just because the team produced easily its worst effort of the season in a half-hearted 5-1 loss to the Calgary Flames at Rogers Place Friday. That’s a trigger if ever…
If I could sum up Team Canada’s Boxing Day victory over the United States in one line it would be this: welcome to the Alexis Lafreniere show.