Found April 03, 2012 on
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Edmonton Oilers coach Tom Renney was fined $10,000 by the NHL for his comments following Monday's 2-0 loss to the Los Angeles Kings.
Renney was upset with what he perceived to be favorable treatment toward the Kings because "maybe they (the NHL) need Hollywood in the playoffs."
Edmonton (32-39-9) will miss the postseason for the sixth straight season.
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Tom Renney is not the first Oilers’ head coach to be fined for questioning the actions and calls of the officials, but he is the most recent. Following Monday night’s game in Los Angeles and yet another evening of calls that seemed to favour the other team Renney skirted around the questions on officiating as best he could, but did say “Maybe they need Hollywood (Kings) in...
NEW YORK (April 3, 2012)—Edmonton Oilers head coach Tom Renney has been fined $10,000 for comments made following NHL Game #1188 at Los Angeles on Monday, April 2, the National Hockey League announced today.
This may be the quote that forced the fine.. “Maybe they need Hollywood (Kings) in the playoffs, I’m not sure”
To say I have writer's block right now would be the understatement of the century. Just what exactly can a person say about the Edmonton Oilers at this point of the season and considering the season they had?
- Someone suggested to me on Twitter the Oilers should deal Cam Barker and/or Linus Omark to the Anaheim Ducks for the rights to Justin Schultz. OMG. Never going to happen...
It's a brand-new episode of All The Kings Men where Podmaster General Jesse Cohen and myself take a look at tonight's big match-up between the Los Angeles Kings and Edmonton Oilers with Scott Reynolds from the notorious Jack Johnson Hating Blog, The Copper & Blue.
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LA KINGS 39-27-1391 pts, 3rd in Western ConferencevsEDMONTON OILERS32-38-973 pts, 14th in Western Conference
Oilers lead Season Series 2-1
7:30pm, Staples CenterLos Angeles, CAPRIME TICKET
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