Jason Hills

Mark Pysyk: Edmonton’s unheralded star

Hockey Canada has had their eyes fixated on Mark Pysyk, ever since he stepped onto the ice as a 16-year-old rookie for the Edmonton Oil Kings.

  • Dec 1, 2010

Changes not over for Eskimos

A football fan has to commend Richie Hall. Not for his win-loss record as the Edmonton Eskimos head coach, but for the way he handled himself during what was arguably the most tumultuous season in the rich history of the franchise.

  • Nov 17, 2010

Cheerleaders not part of Oilers world

Taylor Hall, Jordan Eberle and Magnus Paajarvi have stolen many of the headlines for the Edmonton Oilers during the early stages of the 2010-11 season, sending Oiler fans into a buzz, but there was one recent announcement that has also hit centre ice at Rexall Place.

  • Nov 3, 2010

Eskimos finally leave starting blocks

Seeing the Edmonton Eskimos rush for 346 yards against the B.C. Lions this past weekend was completely unexpected after seeing the Eskimos running game falter for the past several years.

Getting that old time Oilers’ feeling

Not since the 2006 Stanley Cup playoffs has there been this much excitement for the Edmonton Oilers on the eve of the 2010/2011 season.

Pearson brought toughness to Oil Kings

If you thought the Edmonton Oil Kings’ season was tough last year, try living in the skates of defenceman Jesse Pearson.

  • Sep 22, 2010

Can it get any worse for the Esks?

How putrid did that get? Even the most die-hard Edmonton Eskimos fan had a hard time keeping their game-day snacks and beer up after the Eskimos’ most embarrassing loss to the Calgary Stampeders in Labour Day classic history.

Esks’ season is one to forget, already

This season was supposed to be the Edmonton Eskimos’ year. The year they were to get back to the Eskimos glory years.

Oil Kings’ Pysyk makes career of firsts

He was their first ever Western Hockey League bantam draft pick. This past June, he became the first Edmonton Oil King to ever go in the first round of the National Hockey League draft when he was selected by the Buffalo Sabres, 23rd overall.

Keegan Lowe prepares to suit up with U.S.

His father Kevin has been an integral part of Hockey Canada over the last decade.

Cooper finding success with CFL’s Eskimos

When Justin Cooper left the hallways of Lindsay Thurber, he had one goal in mind, be a professional football player.