The Struggle Continues in Edmonton

It doesn’t seem like things can get much worse for fans of the Edmonton Oilers. The club has already lost 145 man-games due to injuries and recently broke the news that Ales Hemsky will be out for the remainder of the season thanks to shoulder surgery. Robert Nilsson (concussion), Taylor Chorney (ankle), Mike Comrie (mono),Continue reading “The Struggle Continues in Edmonton”

Tambellini Movin’ On

It looks like Steve Tambellini and the Edmonton Oilers are moving on from the Dany Heatley saga. Friday featured the Edmonton GM publicly announcing that he was no longer interested in procuring the services of the disgruntled, dickish Heatley. “We gave ourselves an allotted amount of time internally … to explore every opportunity to seeContinue reading “Tambellini Movin’ On”

Are the Oilers Too Hot for Heatley?

The Edmonton Oilers are continuing to court disgruntled forward Dany Heatley despite his earlier refusal of their advances. It’s beginning to look like the Oilers’ organization is resembling a desperate teenager, complete with sweaty palms, pursuing a potential date. The most recent attempt to get Heatley to notice them came when the Oilers packaged upContinue reading “Are the Oilers Too Hot for Heatley?”

Pat Quinn Named Oilers Head Coach

It looks like the Edmonton Oilers are moving on up in the world with two top-tier coaches being added to the franchise. The Oilers named Pat Quinn as their head coach and Tom Renney as an assistant today, also retaining former Oiler Kelly Buchberger as an assistant. On a personal note, it’s nice to seeContinue reading “Pat Quinn Named Oilers Head Coach”

Edmonton Hires Steve Tambellini as GM

Edmonton has hired longtime Vancouver Canucks executive Steve Tambellini as their new general manager. Oilers’ owner Daryl Katz has known Tambellini for a long time, having worked together putting together national teams for the world championships and Olympics. Kevin Lowe, meanwhile, was promoted to the post at Team President. Kevin Prendergast, the team’s longtime vice-presidentContinue reading “Edmonton Hires Steve Tambellini as GM”