Edmonton’s private gondola project is now mired in politics and bureaucratic uncertainty, at risk of fizzling out entirely.
Not losing is everything. OK. OK. I know. I know. The famous quote didn’t go exactly like that.
Oiler coach Ken Hitchcock liked most of the 65 minutes and the shootout in Vancouver, but for the stress of the dying seconds of the third in a 2-2 game when Canucks winger Jake Virtanen sliced past Brandon Manning and Adam Larsson for a breakaway chance on Mikko Koskinen.
VANCOUVER — Did anybody figure NHL Game 724 in the middle of January between the Edmonton Oilers and the Vancouver Canucks would actually have playoff, rather than lottery implications for both teams? So here we were Wednesday night as the Oilers and Canucks went at it for wild card spots.