25

‘Adrian!!!’

Short of having the soundtrack from Rocky playing in the Edmonton Oilers dressing room, there isn’t anything missing from the feel-good story that is Steve MacIntyre’s ascent to the NHL.

24

Deep thoughts

If imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, maybe OilersNation is making some waves on the interweb.

6

Sneak peek…

Craig MacTavish has traditionally provided a sneak peek at his regular season line-up in the final game of pre-season

19

Nag, nag, nag

After suggesting Craig MacTavish had done a flip-flop on the value of employing an enforcer this week, I find myself doing likewise when it comes to how I think the 2008–09 season will unfold for the Oilers.

Upon further review…

Did I fall down the stairs and hit my head or has Edmonton Oilers coach Craig MacTavish done a philosophical flip-flop when it comes to the value of employing an enforcer?

9

Spector (again)

I’ve long admired Mark Spector’s work as a sportswriter and a columnist, but we’ve never enjoyed the best of timing, him and I—at least from my point of view.

15

By the numbers

The ongoing debate between advocates of advanced stats in analyzing player performance and “traditionalists,” those who primarily base their opinions on what they see and more simplified numbers, is one I’ve never had any real interest in entering.