One of the best websites behindthenet.ca gets a graphical overhaul. Though I had gotten used to the old site, I believe that Gabe has succeeded in making the site more user friendly
The Abbotsford Heat (Calgary Flames) & Oklahoma City Barons (Edmonton Oilers) will square off at Scotiabank Saddledome on Friday, February 18th, 2011. Tickets are only $15.
With the Oilers now rocketing up the standings and in danger of sliding out of the race for Adam Larsson, Nugent-Hopkins and Sean Couturier, David Musil might be a prospect of interest. Bruce McCurdy caught up with him.
Steve Tambellini announced today that goaltender Martin Gerber will head back to the OKC Barons. He will join the team in Winnipeg as they battle the Manitoba Moose in back-to-back games this Friday and Saturday.
Two Edmonton Oilers draft picks, goaltender Olivier Roy and forward Curtis Hamilton, were among 39 players invited to Team Canada's selection camp, to be held in Toronto December 12-15. The glass is half full, as Oiler hopeful Ryan Martindale was not included. Also of potential interest to local sports fans are Edmonton Oil Kings defenceman Mark Pysyk (a Buffalo Sabres prospect), as well as 2011 draft-eligibles Sean Couturier (C), Ryan Nugent-Hopkins (C), and Ryan Murphy (D). Here is a full list of invitees.
George from Blueshirt Banter has a blogspot site up for dumping extra statistics when he's running behind on analysis. The subtitle to the blog is outstanding.
More happy returns on prospects, as Tyler "Hot Cross" Bunz stones one of the best teams in major-junior, earning a 3-2 shootout win over the Portland Winterhawks with 41 saves.
And man he is entertaining. He runs guys over and takes no prisoners and he hurts guys and the Oilers have been waiting for a guy like this for a while, a guy who can play defence and punish the other team with exuberance.Pat from Black Dog Hates Skunks on Theo Peckham
Compared to the 2009-10 Oilers, this year’s team a) scores marginally less, b) gets scored on more frequently, c) gets fewer shots, d) sees more shots against, e) has a worse power play and f) has a worse penalty kill.Me, comparing this year's team to last year's team.