Liam Reddox placed on waivers - St. Louis bound?
Opening Night Lines
To kick things off, here are today’s practice lines.. these are expected to be the opening night lines. However, Quinn says that they are not set in stone (although I think he meant more long term):
JFJ Horcoff Hemsky
Stone Comrie O’Sullivan
Penner Brule Cogliano
Moreau Gagner Stortini
St. Louis Interested in Liam Reddox?
As noted earlier today, Liam Reddox has been put on waivers with intention to be re-assigned to Springfield. The Edmonton Journal suggests that the St. Louis Blues might put in a claim for Liam Reddox, as apparently Assistant GM Doug Armstrong likes the forward. Continue reading 'A bit of reading to get you through hump day'»
Will lightning strike in NY for Schremp?
Schremp’s leaving today…
The NY Islanders have claimed Robbie off of waivers. He finally gets to strut his stuff in the NHL. The Islanders could use some offence so we’ll see if Schremp is up to it. On the other hand if he fails miserably and gets sent down to the minors, the Oilers could pick him up again, although I’m doubtful that will occur (meaning us picking him up again).
Liam Reddox has also been placed on waivers today, so no news about him clearing or being picked up until sometime tomorrow.
Continue reading 'Start spreading the news.'»
Ne pas de boo
Save your boos
Well, on my plane ride home from Vegas, I learned that the snot-nosed kid who snubbed Edmonton is back in town. I’m sure many of you are planning on booing/heckling the crap out of him, but I say “save your boos.”
Comrie did screw up. He’s admitted to it though: “I’ve come out and said I didn’t handle it properly. I was young. I made mistakes and I’ve learned a lot.” Even Lowe admitted to making a mistake in how he handled it. I don’t have the exact quote, but he did apologize for trying to extort the $2.5M in bonus money out of Comrie. These two sides have obviously put things behind them, and now it’s time for the fans too. Comrie has also matured quite a bit in the 6 years since he’s been here. He also has never said one bad thing about the fans here (unlike that venomous snake, Chris Pronger) while he was here and even after he was chased out of town. Continue reading 'Save Your Boos – Mike Comrie Returns to Edmonton'»