Archive | June, 2013

Should the Oilers be in on Lecavalier?

27 Jun

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Looking Good

This morning the Tampa Bay Lightning announced that former 1st Overall pick Vincent Lecavalier would be bought out. Should the Oilers be interested?

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Finally Getting Draft Gifts

26 Jun

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An early Canada Day present for the Oilers?

As strange as this may be, this might be the first time in 4 years the Oilers are about to receive a gift at the NHL Entry Draft. Continue reading

Searching For An Eastern Bias

24 Jun
Malkin at the NHL Awards Ceremony in 2012 (Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Malkin at the NHL Awards Ceremony in 2012 (Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Eastern Bias

It has often been suggested that there is an “Eastern Bias” to the NHL Awards and to all things NHL in general. I was thinking about this widely held belief after the NHL Awards were unveiled (with little to no fanfare) and I decided rather unwisely to try and investigate the claim. Is the NHL Awards voting biased to such a degree that the West is getting the short end of the stick? What followed from my curiosity was much more work than I initially thought.

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Hemsky and Horcoff On The Way Out

6 Jun

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Good as Gone?

An interview with Mark Spector confirms that MacT views the Oilers as a team without its current Captain and without Ales Hemsky. Continue reading

June Hockey

1 Jun

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Check the date on that Headline

Quite honestly I lament the fact that Hockey is played in June almost every year, but not this one.

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