Neal Livingston

  • joined Aug 19, 2010
  • last login Nov 04, 2013
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Oklahoma City pastor, family man, minor league hockey writer, sports enthusiast & Buckeye

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You Mess With The Teemu, You Get The Hurt


When you mess with the Teemu, you get the hurt. So don't mess with the Teemu.

The Oklahoma Kid


Meet Edmond, Oklahoma's own Matt Donovan. An Oklahoma kid with NHL potential.


Keep Calm And Teemu On

The Barons are slumping as they head towards the postseason. No worries. Yesterday I introduced Teemuing, but today we take it up a notch. So take a deep breath, exhale slowly, and Keep Calm and...

25 Days of Oklahoma City Forward Lines


What do the Oklahoma City Barons forward lines look like of late? The last ten we've begun to see some consistency along with a few huge gaps.

Oklahoma City Barons Clear Day Roster Announced


The Oklahoma City Barons clear day roster 2012 has been released. Who's in? Who's out? Find out.

Meet Antti Tyrvainen - Agitator, Cook & Zamboni Crusher


Meet Antti Tyrvainen - The Oilers/Barons agitator, chef, and eventual zamboni crusher.

Change in approach earned Cornet first NHL games


"I love it down here," he said. "The weather is great and the people are friendly and awesome. I've never lived in any other cities in the States besides this one, but I wouldn't go anywhere else," says Philippe Cornet of his days in Oklahoma City in an interview at NHL.com. There's no denying that he's found another gear to his game in his sophomore pro season. His hardwork in the offseason coupled with his clearly defined scoring role on the Barons club, he's ready to make a tear through the playoffs.

Ponder The Barons Postseason Roster


With the Oilers all but out of playoff contention, we begin to wonder what the minor league affiliate looks like in the postseason. So ponder with me as we look at the potential Barons postseason...

Barons Rookie Scouting Report: Hunter Tremblay


Hunter Tremblay is a seasoned rookie playing with the Barons. He's quietly having a successful season in two different roles.

Oklahoma City Barons Trade Deadline Propositions


The Oilers just might find some bargaining chips at the trade deadline from the minor league ranks. Who are those chips?

The Quiet Cornet, The Sudden Goal Scorer


At 21 years old, Philippe Cornet has had a whiplash change compared to last season. He's suddenly become a solid goal scorer.

Barons Rookie Scouting Report: Tyler Pitlick


Tyler Pitlick had a pretty solid year in Medicine Hat last season, but his rookie season in the American League has been less glamorous.

Our Gretzky - Smokin' Joe Burton Gets Recognized


Oklahoma City isn't what you'd likely declare a hockey town. But one player, changed the landscape of a city, from the most unlikely of places. Our Gretzky - Joe Burton.

The Barons' Wins In The West (And All The Rest)


The Barons might be dominating in the West, but what's going on with all the rest?

Three Familiar Faces Return To Edmonton


Gilbert Brule, Magnus Paajarvi, and Ryan O'Marra land in Edmonton...again. How will we measure their success this time around.

Barons Rookie Scouting Report: Ryan Lowery


Former Colorado College Tiger, Ryan Lowery, is skating hard and learning as he goes. The Barons rookie scouting report continues.

Three Oklahoma City Barons Named To AHL All-Star Team


Today the American Hockey League announced the All-Star teams for both conferences. Included in that mix were several Oklahoma City Barons. Cue the Boardwalk Empire references, as this year's All...

Barons Rookie Scouting Report: Tanner House


Rookie Barons forward Tanner House is having a solid year. A solid year alongside Ryan O'Marra and another rookie forward. Find out how he's doing it, and why he's a nice prospect to have around.

Merry Christmas From Oklahoma


Three fresh, Copper & Blue exclusive wallpapers for your Christmas enjoyment. Happy holidays from Oklahoma!

The Barons Lines Over The Last Ten Games


Through the last ten games, the Oklahoma City Barons are the best in the American League. The commonality in the lineup has begun to emerge, even without a lot of missing pieces.

Kirill Tulupov's Apology Shows His Authenticity


Kirill Tulupov, a hard nosed Oilers prospect, has issued an apology for actions that took place in Cedar Park, Texas. He's done so, while gaining a few fans along the way.

The Forward, The Defenseman, & The Goaltender - Barons All Stars


Who's the best of the Barons? The American League All Star voting begins soon and who makes the cut for the Barons?

First Josh Green, Now Kirill Tulupov? OKC Suspensions Announced


Josh Green & Kirill Tulupov have been suspended in Oklahoma City. The team keeps winning regardless. Find out the duration and impact of these suspensions.

Cam Abney and Ryan Martindale Head To Oklahoma


Two Oilers prospects finally get some ice time in Oklahoma City. Ryan Martindale & Cam Abney headed to Oklahoma.

Snapping The Minors in Oklahoma City


Sports photography in Oklahoma City with Rob Ferguson. Discover the deep passion that lies in an artist honing his craft rinkside.

When The Mainstream Media Ignores Your Team


In Oklahoma hockey writing is an oddity. So what do you do when the mainstream media ignores your team?

Colten Teubert Sent To The Oilers


Colten Teubert is sent to the Oilers as three key defensemen are missing from the lineup.

The Cornet Conjecture 7 in 60 vs. 7 in 8


Philippe Cornet has accomplished something this season (8 games) that it took him the entire season to accomplish last year (60 games). No sophomore slump needed.

Alex Plante Sent To Oil Country


Alex Plante is headed to the Oilers a few days after Jeff Petry did the same. However, the two couldn't be further apart in terms of NHL prowess.

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