2010 Olympic Hockey Rosters

By , January 1, 2010 4:50 pm
Olympic hockey.. not as cool as the WJHC, less amateur than the Spengler

Olympic hockey.. not as cool as the WJHC, less amateur than the Spengler

Didn’t do them all, but here are the major ones (Canada, Russia, USA, Finland, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Sweden)… if anyone sees reason to add a roster or two, let me know and I’ll put them up. If anyone notes any changes, please let me know so I can update this.

Anyways… here are the 2010 Olympic Hockey Rosters… Continue reading '2010 Olympic Hockey Rosters'»

Pitton up, Doobie down… again.

By , January 1, 2010 2:39 pm

As per the Oilers Official Twitter, the Oilers have recalled G Bryan Pitton from Stockton (ECHL) and assigned Devan Dubnyk to Springfield (AHL). Again, this is likely for 1 of 2 reasons: 1) to allow Dubnyk to stretch his legs or 2) for some mercy in Springfield, as they still have yet to win a game (winless in 17) since Dubnyk was recalled. You think we have it bad here?

WJHC – Preliminary round wraps up

By , January 1, 2010 1:10 pm
The medal round begins...

The medal round begins...

I hope you’re all having a good 2010 so far and that the last party of 2009 was so memorable for you that you can’t remember it.

So, the preliminary round of the 2009 World Junior Hockey Championships have concluded, so we’ll take a look at how our Oilers prospects have faired. First off, for players of the game, Jordan Eberle has earned this award twice (vs. Switzerland and USA), Magnus Paajarvi-Svensson (vs. Czech Republic) and Teemu Hartikainen (vs. Russia) have each received the honor once.

Jordan Eberle is leading the way in scoring with 10 points (5 goals, 5 assists) with Magnus Paajarvi-Svensson one point behind with 9 points (3 goals, 6 assists). Svensson also scored a very nice goal yesterday against the Finns, in which he skated through pretty much the entire line and stepped in the zone and beat the goaltender with a nice shot. We can’t be excited about today’s team, but we can definitely be excited about tomorrow’s.

So here are the stats for the tourney at this point… Continue reading 'WJHC – Preliminary round wraps up'»

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