1. Two Dips Into The Same (Hockey) Pool

    It's Hockey Pool Season!! My brother and I recently joined a Hockey Pool today (with five others - they aren't important for this story). Of course, we both think that our own team is better then our sibling's team...

    Eric Renkema Written by Eric Renkema about almost 6 years ago 189 reads 0 comments

  2. And the (2009 NHL Award) Winner Is ......

    While most fans are predicting how National Hockey League teams will finish this upcoming year, I am going to predict the winners of the various awards...

    Eric Renkema Written by Eric Renkema about almost 6 years ago 2,153 reads 1 comments

  3. Gary Bettman, You're Out! Playing the Part of NHL Commissioner

    In January of 2008, the Hockey News put out a challenge to its readers—what would you do if you were the Commissioner of the National Hockey League? The following is my response: ...

    Eric Renkema Written by Eric Renkema about almost 6 years ago 427 reads 6 comments

  4. Edmonton Oilers All-Time Line Up

    With such an awesome history, the Edmonton Oilers' all-time lineup was not easy to come by.  I grew up as a fan of the Oilers, so not putting some of the players on the team was hard to do...

    Eric Renkema Written by Eric Renkema about almost 6 years ago 272 reads 6 comments

  5. Shawn Horcoff: Edmonton Oilers Cough Up to Re-Sign Forward

    I know it has been a while since my Edmonton Oilers signed Shawn Horcoff to his six-year, $33 million contract, but I like to think about signings/trades before I comment...

    Eric Renkema Written by Eric Renkema about almost 6 years ago 1,043 reads 6 comments

  6. Only Brian Burke Causes Drama When NHL Teams Sign Restricted Free Agents

    As of mid-July, there were two restricted free agents signed to offer sheets. The Vancouver Canucks first put in an offer sheet to St. Louis Blues forward David Backes, which the Blues soon matched...

    Eric Renkema Written by Eric Renkema about almost 6 years ago 669 reads 2 comments

  7. NHL in 2008-2009: 31 Surefire Predictions

    Well, it's the quiet (ish) time of the NHL calendar again. The time between free agent frenzy and training camp. So, in my boredom I came up with 31 predictions for the 2008-2009 NHL season...

    Eric Renkema Written by Eric Renkema about 6 years ago 4,586 reads 13 comments

  8. Draper's Daughter Toilets in the Stanley Cup

    It came to my attention via the Saturday (July 12th) Toronto Star that Kris Draper (once again) brought the Stanley Cup to his neighbourhood in the Greater Toronto Area...

    Eric Renkema Written by Eric Renkema about 6 years ago 1,112 reads 5 comments