• Archive for February, 2007

    Messier Night

    by  • February 27, 2007 • Uncategorized • 59 Comments

    I am seriously looking forward to the moment that a representative of the Oilers steps onto the ice tonight.  If he doesn’t get booed, Stephen Mandel might as well just write the cheque now – this franchise is bulletproof.  More to come…feel free to use this as a gamethread.

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    You’re with me, trade deadline commentary

    by  • February 23, 2007 • Uncategorized • 4 Comments

    If the NBA All Star Game is colloquially known as “the Black Super Bowl”, it’s probably fair to view the NHL trade deadline the Canadian equivalent.  All the major media outlets bring out their big guns.  Most of them come up with some twists too – Sportsnet is bringing in Eklund so that you can actually...

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    Oilers discover laugher in Columbus

    by  • February 23, 2007 • Uncategorized • 8 Comments

    It’s been a long time since any of us have had the good fortune of watching the Oilers comfortably win a game and those have been ever fewer and farther between when it comes to road games. Thursday night against the Jackets reminded everyone what it’s like to watch the Oilers win and spare...

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    by  • February 21, 2007 • Uncategorized • 4 Comments

    I was talking about Tom Gilbert with Dennis tonight and how amazing that it was that the Oilers got him for Tommy Salo. I knew that the Oilers got Salo for Mats Lindgren so I went and looked up the details of how they got Lindgren. That’s when I stumbled across just how valuable...

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