Wayne Gretzky

BioTime May Very Well Be The Wayne Gretzky Of Clinical Stage Biotech Companies

BioTime is a mini-conglomerate of stem cell related technology with enormous market potential.<p>The impending spin-off of AgeX Therapeutics may …

Biotechnology

The Most Star-Studded Shootout In Olympic Hockey History, 20 Years Later

Even if you’ve never watched a hockey game from beginning to end, you’ve heard of the Miracle on Ice. In 1980, at the Winter Olympics in Lake Placid, …

Sports

Down Goes Brown: 10 annoying things NHL GMs say at deadline

It’s trade-deadline week, which means at some point you’re going to be hearing from your favourite team’s GM. Whether it’s a press conference, a …

David Poile

Karlsson goes from untouchable superstar to potential trade bait

Last year, it seemed unfathomable that the Ottawa Senators would ever consider trading Erik Karlsson.<p>Pierre Dorion was trying to build a Stanley Cup …

NHL

Power rankings: Penguins pushing for Stanley Cup three-peat

The two-time defending champs catch fire in the second half and colonize the top of the NHL's mountain this week.<p>Guess who’s once again peaking at …

NHL

The doggedness of Patrick Brown

Paul Wells: He’s a detail-oriented politician who doesn’t give up and it’s going to cause his party trouble if he remains a candidate for his old …

Loneliness

NHL Trade Rumors: Erik Karlsson not likely to be traded by deadline

OTTAWA, ON - FEBRUARY 17: Ottawa Senators Defenceman Erik Karlsson (65) waits for a face-off during second period National Hockey League action …

NHL

Elias Says: February 19, 2018

<b>James wins MVP in 14th ASG</b><p>LeBron James, who turned 33 years old in December, played in the NBA All-Star game for the 14th time in his career. The …

MLB All-Star Game

Nashville Predators: The Winged Wheel Rolls Over Nashville

What can we say about this game besides another great goaltender performance wasted? The Nashville Predators showed little signs of life …

Ice Hockey

No one knows what they’re doing in men’s Olympic hockey this year

Refs, broadcasters, coaches, and gamblers are all confused Nathan CaddellIt was a given that casual observers would be a tad perplexed at what …

Tony Granato

A Stanley Cup Champion Goes Back to His Roots to Help Korean Hockey

Jim Paek, the first NHL player born in Korea, has played with Mario Lemieux, Jaromir Jagr and Wayne Gretzky. His goal now is to boost the sport in his native country.<p>GANGNEUNG, South Korea—In 1991 and again in 1992, Jim Paek raised the Stanley Cup above his head as a member of the Pittsburgh …

European News

Canada's shootout loss conjures bad memories of Nagano 1998

The Canadian men's Olympic hockey team lost in a shootout to the Czech Republic on Saturday in PyeongChang after Canada's final shooter, Maxim …

Ice Hockey

Olympics men’s hockey, Czech Republic vs. Switzerland live stream: Watch online

Here is how you can watch the Olympics men’s hockey round-robin game between the Czech Republic and Switzerland on TV and by live stream.<p>The men’s …

Ice Hockey

February 16 Postgame Notes

– The Kings beat the Sabres in Buffalo for the first time since Feb. 21, 2003. This broke a eight-game losing streak at the Sabres.<p>– Los Angeles …

Ice Hockey

Canada suffers déjà vu in shootout loss to Czechs | News | CBC Olympics | PyeongChang 2018

<i>By Tim Wharnsby, CBC Sports</i><p>The names were different and the stakes were higher in 1998, but after the Canadian men's Olympic hockey team lost yet …

Ice Hockey

Olympic hockey game between Canada and Czech Republic goes to a shootout (HIGHLIGHTS)

Twenty years after Canada lost to the Czech Republic in a shootout in Nagano, it happened again.<p>Except this was totally different.<p>We're just going to …

Ice Hockey

MAILBAG: Why are the Leafs allowing all the shots against?

Folks, by now, some of you might have heard the news and if you didn't I'll break it to you.<p>Most of my travel, and that of my Toronto Star …

Canadian Hockey

They know they aren’t ‘all-stars’: Team Canada films stirring video as pursuit of men’s hockey gold begins

Canada’s Olympic men’s hockey team is full of lesser-known players looking to make their mark on the biggest stage in sports.<p>Since 1998, the NHL has …

Ice Hockey

Czechs win 3-2 in shootout over Team Canada at Pyeongchang Olympics

Team Canada's feel-good opening run at the Pyeongchang Olympics hit a road bump Saturday in a 3-2 shootout loss to the Czech Republic.<p>It was a more physical and intense game than Canada's opening 5-1 win over Switzerland with the Czechs' aggressive on the forecheck and skilful with the puck.<p>The …

Ice Hockey

The New Guy

Oh hi Marc! I’m the new guy at Oilersnation! Nice to meet you. Some of you know me, but I’m assuming most of you don’t. I worked at TSN 1260 from …

Ice Hockey

Biathlon Night in Canada, anyone?

In a race that combines skiing fast and shooting straight, there’s nothing so uncertain as a sure thing<p>In an alternate reality of my making, biathlon …

British Columbia

DGB Grab Bag: Nice McBackup, Injuries, and No More Tellin' Me There's a Chance

Please for the second straight week, we dive into the refreshing waters of the totally incomprehensible hockey video.<p>Three Stars of Comedy<p><b>The third star: Jonathan Quick could use some help here –</b> This would have been way better if the defenseman had arrived a second earlier and got knocked silly by …

Ice Hockey

Hicks on Biz: Edmonton’s Cowan Graphics weathers the economic storm

<i>By Graham Hicks</i>Growing to becoming a major player in your industry … isn’t for the faint of heart.As this series of Hicks on Biz columns have shown, …

Edmonton

68 amazing facts about Jaromir Jagr

Jaromir Jagr has likely played his last NHL game. But the future Hall of Famer entertained hockey fans across 24 seasons, playing an incredible 1,733 …

Ice Hockey

Tara Lipinski Hasn’t Lost Her Edge

Tara Lipinski won the gold damn medal in the ladies’ figure skating competition 20 years ago in Nagano, Japan, in one of the most fiercely contested …

Long-form Journalism

Edmonton Oilers legend Paul Coffey is loving the game right now

The Hall of Fame defenseman has been brought on by his former organization as a skills consultant and his knowledge of mobility should be a great help<p>…

Ice Hockey

The day Jarome Iginla became the first black man to win a gold medal at the Winter Olympics

The Calgary Flames right winger and NHL scoring leader helped Team Canada break its 50-year drought in hockey in 2002<p>No one could really pinpoint why …

Sports

Oil Spills: 'Glory days' Oilers celebrations deserved, necessary

Last weekend’s series of events celebrating the 1984-85 Edmonton Oilers as the greatest National Hockey League team of the last century — voted on by …

Ice Hockey

Will Lindsey Jacobellis Join These Great Winter Olympians Who Never Won Gold?

When Lindsey Jacobellis hits the slopes in the snowboard cross this week at Pyeongchang, she will be hoping to avoid joining a group of elite athletes who have dominated their sports but were never able to capture gold at the Winter Games.<p>Going into her event, Jacobellis may be the most extreme …

Tara Lipinski

The first Wave sparked a decades-long cheerleading feud between a man in jorts and a future ‘Extra’ co-host

Learn the story of “Krazy” George Henderson and the birth of the biggest stadium craze of the 1980s.<p>The first recorded Wave in sports history was led by “Krazy” George Henderson at a Yankees-A’s playoff game on Oct. 15, 1981. Barely two weeks later, on Halloween, a former Washington Huskies …

Sports