Posts tagged: hemsky

“What are you guys doing?” “Puttin’ on the foil!”

By , November 26, 2009 8:43 am
A little "team toughness" would be nice right about now.

A little "team toughness" would be nice right about now.

Why did no one jump that piece of shit and teach him a lesson? Regardless of instigator rule. No questions asked, just get in there and start swinging.

God damn it…

Renney snaps, loses it, and headfakes Hemsky with a complicated practice drill

By , November 20, 2009 7:48 pm
Renney lectures Hemsky about work ethics

Not since General Zod from Superman 2 have we seen deadlier eye lasers. Kneel before Tom!

Today in practice, apparently Renney blew up on Hemsky. Details on all of this are sketchy still, but according to Tencer’s twitter: “Would be inappropriate to relay what Renney said to Hemsky during practice; underlying message was: ‘pls work a bit harder'”.

Quinn was asked about it in an interview and had this to say (quote taken from Oilers Nation): Continue reading 'Renney snaps, loses it, and headfakes Hemsky with a complicated practice drill'»

Quinn’s Doghouse

By , October 1, 2009 6:44 pm
The New Doghouse - Ales Hemsky and Sam Gagner

The New Doghouse - Ales Hemsky and Sam Gagner

Every coach has their own Doghouse. One guy that struggled but never seemed to end up in it (until now) was Sam Gagner. Ales Hemsky has always garnered respect, but some of what Quinn has said since getting here leads me to believe that none of the players are going to be exempt from being bumped down a line if they don’t play a strong team game. You can have a strong individual game, but it will have no meaning under Quinn (not to say that MacTavish was different in that regard).

Here is the running list of quotes that point towards the skill players being in Quinn’s not-so-awesome books:
Continue reading 'Quinn’s Doghouse'»

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