An Interview with Dave Staples of the Edmonton Journal

Over the weekend, Illegal Curve was fortunate enough to interview Dave Staples of the Edmonton Journal.  Staples writes the terrific Cult of Hockey blog for the Journal and has an abundance of knowledge on all things Oilers. Here is the interview: Illegal Curve: It has certainly been an eventful season in Oil country, so we […]

Posted by Richard Pollock in Columns,Interviews on December 22, 2008

An Interview with James Mirtle of the Globe & Mail

Over the weekend, Illegal Curve was lucky enough to conduct an interview with James Mirtle, one of the pioneers of hockey blogging.  Mirtle is a sports desk staffer at the Globe & Mail and the manager of NHL blogs at SB Nation.  Additionally, his blog From the Rink is the lead general hockey blog at SBN. Here is […]

Posted by Richard Pollock in Columns,Interviews on December 16, 2008

Life in Pro Hockey with Rob Schremp (Eighth Entry)

Note: Periodically throughout the year, Oilers’ prospect Rob Schremp will provide Illegal Curve readers with a unique insight into the world of professional hockey. For Rob’s eighth entry, he discusses his recent training camp experience and what his expectations are for the 2008/09 season. Illegal Curve: How would describe your training camp in Edmonton? Rob: Training […]

Posted by Richard Pollock in Columns,Edmonton Oilers,Interviews on October 17, 2008

An Interview with Damian Cristodero of the St. Petersburg Times

Over the weekend, Illegal Curve was privileged to interview Damian Cristodero who has covered the Tampa Bay Lightning for the St. Petersburg Times since 2000.  Cristodero discusses the Lightning’s netminding situation, how the team’s young defense could fare this season and what it was like to cover the fiery John Tortorella on a daily basis. Here is the […]

Posted by Richard Pollock in Columns,Interviews,Tampa Bay Lightning on September 15, 2008