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OILERS: THE NEXT GENERATION

By Terry Jones, on 01/30/2012

Terry Jones
Edmonton Sun
@sunterryjones

Terry Jones, columnist at the Edmonton Sun since 1982, visited Oklahoma City during the last week of January.  He has covered more Olympics than any other Canadian journalist (16), well over 500 Stanley Cup playoffs games, 37 Grey Cups, 20 Super Bowls and Briers, and every Canada Cup/World Cup hockey tournament dating back to 1976. He's written a dozen books including the first and last books of Wayne Gretzky's career (The Great Gretzky and An Oiler Forever). He also wrote '79 to 99' published by The Sun. A Canadian Sports Media sportswriter of the year, Jones is in the sports media sections of both the Canadian Football Hall of Fame and the Alberta Sports Hall of Fame. Married to wife Linda, he's father of sports writing son Shane and twin daughters Trina and Nicole.

Oilers: The Next Generation

OKLAHOMA CITY - 
Is the next Oilers head coach here?

Or the next Edmonton general manager, too?

Or both?

Steve Tambellini, as first reported in the Edmonton Sun, is expected to be extended for another year or two as general manager. And Tom Renney will likely get a similar extension as coach if the Oilers return and play the way the team did for him in the last two games after the players contemplated the concept of him coaching from the edge of a cliff for the rest of the season.

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