ex-Kings

Thanks for nothing, Mike Milbury – Cult of Hockey

Mike Milbury of the CBC, who didn’t exactly cover himself in glory as the general manager of the New York Islanders, offered the following to Oilers management: “They got to find the rats and get them off the ship because in this situation guys will start to reveal their character, guys who don’t want to…

Tom Preissing Waived – Mile High Hockey

The Colorado Avalanche have placed defenseman Tom Preissing on waivers. This is not at all a surprise move; its actually one weve been speculating would happen for some time now. Preissing has a $2.75 million salary and is signed through the end of next season. It is highly unlikely that he will be claimed and…

O’Sullivan really needs to get serious and other thoughts in wake of another Oilers defeat Player grades, Sharks, 5, Oilers, 4, by Smokin’ Ray Burnt – Cult of Hockey

The Cult of Hockey Grading System: 10-perfect game, 9 extraordinary, 8 great, 7 good, 6 above average, 5 average, 4 below average, 3 poor, 2 terrible, 1 deserves to be in minors. #19 Patrick O’Sullivan (4) – He really needs to step up and get serious about hockey.  At points during the game he seemed…

The Hockey News: Rumor Roundup; Oilers, etc.

Given Oilers winger Patrick O’Sullivan has been earning negative reviews of late for his seeming distaste for physical play, don’t be surprised if some of the more creative Internet rumors expands this to a Kostitsyns for O’Sullivan-Cogliano deal. via The Hockey News: Rumor Roundup: Rumor Roundup: Maple Leafs shakeup.  

Oilers shine in wide-open game, but don’t get win (player grades, Columbus 3, Oilers, 2) – Cult of Hockey

Patrick O’Sullivan, [player grade:] 6. He is the Roberto Duran of the Oilers. If you don’t understand the reference, search “Manos de Piedra” in Google. It’s not a compliment for a hockey goal scorer. I’m starting to think that O’Sullivan’s low shooting percentage over his career isn’t a fluke, isn’t just bad luck. Yet in…

Self-Serving Moulson Premonition

Matt Moulson is now being cited as one of the 10 biggest stories of the year in the NHL. Who could have predicted that? September 24, 2008 6:01 PM Quisp said: Purcell’s dominating season in the AHL puts him a notch above Moulson for now, but it’s clearly possible for either one of them to…