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The Firsts

The Edmonton Oilers have been derided in many quarters for having had the chance to draft the 1st overall pick  3 years in a row and then produce no tangible results in the standings. 913 more words

Eberle might play against Coyotes, RNH is out for second game

Jordan Eberle, who watched Tuesday’s debacle in LA from the safety of the pressbox at the Staples Center in LA with assorted, undiagrammed bumps and bruises, went for a short skate at the newly named Gila River (named for a native American band) Arena Wednesday morning and might play against the Arizona Coyotes. 1,015 more words

Oil Spills

The Second Line

Second line is a tradition in brass band parades in New Orleans, Louisiana. The “main line” or “first line” is the main section of the parade, or the members of the actual club with the parading permit as well as the brass band. 1,617 more words

There is no silver lining

Almost 25,000 NHL games have gone by since the Montreal Canadiens enjoyed their magical playoff run in 1993, blessed to have Patrick Roy in net as they won 10 overtime games that spring, eventually trumping Wayne Gretzky’s Los Angeles Kings in five games in the Stanley Cup final. 1,465 more words


2014-15 Bold Predictions: Arizona Coyotes

1. Everyone still calls them “Phoenix” all season.  This is just inevitable.  To be honest, they should be called the Quebec Nordiques, but that’s another story.  243 more words

Sam Wellwood

Over the past several years, I’ve been drawing parallels between the careers of Sam Gagner and Kyle Wellwood (and suffered a great deal of derision for doing so). 356 more words