Found February 09, 2012 on Barry Melrose Rocks:
We all know that Paul Stastny is master of the universe, but I mean, come on. Sam Gagner has to be making a push, right? Three signs that he is making a push to usurp Stastny's rule.1) See Above. That is his war cry, and associated battle charge. Stick out like a spear.2) In his last 5 games, Gagner has 8 goals and 7 assists (making a pace better than the entire Minnesota Wild team)3) In his last 5 games, Stastny has 0 goals and 4 assists. Sorry, Stastny, but bow down to Sam Gagner, new Supreme Commander of the Universe, Destroyer of Souls and the Western Conference. 

Questions Still Surround NHL First Star of the Week Sam Gagner

The Edmonton Oilers have received plenty of league wide attention for the past few years, but it was never for a good or positive reason. But, that’s what 2 consecutive last place finishes will do. Slowly, things have been changing. Monday’s game in the “centre of the universe” also known as Tornonto Ontario drew a media storm to not only the game, but also the morning...

Gagner has unforgettable two games

In last Thursday's 8-4 win over Chicago, Edmonton's Sam Gagner officially racked up an eight-point night with four goals and four assists, all in the final two periods. It was the first eight-point game in the NHL since Pittsburgh's Mario Lemieux did it on Dec. 31, 1988, against New Jersey. Replays later showed Gagner should have had only had seven points because he...

Doubled Down Again

Oilers lose 4-2 to Red Wings At least Sam Gagner has been on fire lately. With two goals from Gagner, the Oilers may have been shutout by the hockey giant Red Wings. But, thankfully for the Oilers, Gagner has been incredible lately. Incredible enough to make many forget then he only had 5 goals up until a week ago. Now, he has 11. Continue reading "Doubled Down Again"

Video: Highlights: Wings overpower Oilers

The Red Wings topped visiting Edmonton, 5-2, for their 18th straight win at home. Sam Gagner remained on fire scoring both of the Oilers' goals. (NBC Sports)

Time To Move?

from Adam Proteau of The Hockey News, ...Here are the 10 NHLers most in need of a new playing home: 10. Mike Komisarek, Toronto Komisarek’s stay in Toronto has been tumultuous to say the least, with the veteran defenseman often a healthy scratch when he wasn’t recuperating from a broken arm. He is under contract for two more years at $4.5 million per season, but if he can get...

Leafs Looks Like A Playoff Team

Scott Burnside and Pierre LeBrun discuss whether the Leafs’ playoff push, the Oilers’ trade options and the Lightning’s decisions at the deadline. Scott Burnside: Greetings, mon ami. You saw a pretty interesting hockey game last night in Toronto as the Leafs bested the streaking Edmonton Oilers (OK, streaking is a relative term when it comes to the Oilers) by a 6-3 count....

Red Wings-Oilers wrap-up and overnight report: Miller,  Zetterberg help Wings in Homer’s 999th game

For some mysterious reason which has something to do with parallel announcements at Comerica Park (which will be streamed online at and at 10:30 AM on Thursday and Michigan Stadium at 1:15 PM on Thursday, the Detroit Red Wings won’t practice on Thursday, but they earned the day off to promote the 2013 Winter Clas…I mean engage in a “major announcement”...


Despite the recent scoring outburst from Edmonton’s Sam Gagner and the best efforts over the last number of weeks from Pittsburgh’s Evgeni Malkin, it doesn’t appear as though we’ll be seeing any scoring records fall during ...

GAME DAY: Oilers drop 4-2 decision to Red Wings

   WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 8 RED WINGS 4 - OILERS 2 GAME ESSENTIALS  GAME DAY View Photo Gallery Read the Game Preview  POST-GAME VIDEO Watch the Highlights Post-game interviews with Sam Gagner, Jordan ...

Sam I am, Sam I am Late Talking About You

The first 3 guys I wrote about all the way back on Saturday, just before whatever nasty microbial invaded me…..uhhh…. invaded me.  On the bright side though, I’m down about 6lb’s in just 3 days!   I can fit into my old jeans again!  On top of that, I got to enjoy tea for the first time since the last time I was sick.  Tea is good.  I like-a-the tea..  Now enjoy my...
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