PS G6 2017-18: HURRICANES AT OILERS

Dillon Simpson is in a training camp battle for an NHL job and he gets to play tonight. That means he has his destiny in his hands, but will need to hold…

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HERE COME THE PEOPLE IN GREY

When I worked in sales, there were entire years of uneasy. There is a weekly…

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AFTER THE GOLD RUSH

The day after Edmonton drafted Connor McDavid, the organization spent four of…

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MOVING DAY

Todd McLellan shuffled the deck after two periods last night and lit a fire…

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PS G5 2017-18: JETS AT OILERS

Things are beginning to get serious now, as the junior and AHL players are mostly…

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CRUISING

The Edmonton Oilers won another game last night against an inferior opponent. The Vancouver Canucks didn’t dress an NHL team and I expect that organization…

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PS G4 2017-18: CANUCKS AT OILERS

The Edmonton Oilers play their fourth pre-season game tonight, against the Vancouver Canucks. The team from the left coast is bringing a group that barely…

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POWDERFINGER

And then there were 42. The Oilers roster is pretty much set (I’d guess 20 of 23 names are 100 percent roster locks) but there are going to be some…

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OILERS CUT A BAKER’S DOZEN

The Edmonton Oilers cut 13 players today, in what is surely one of the most interesting cut-down days in recent memory. The group sent out isn’t…

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CROSSEYED AND PAINLESS

The Edmonton Oilers have a system, a coaching staff that can teach it and a team that can execute it. Huzzah! On a night when the Winnipeg Jets won the…

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PS G3 2017-18: OILERS AT JETS

The Edmonton Oilers exhibition record is 2-0-0 but a quick glance at tonight’s lineup (and Winnipeg’s) suggests we may see a road loss this…

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MOONDANCE

We are just getting started down the long road of the 2017-18 NHL season, with all manner of stories cropping up daily. Slashing, the faceoff circle, penalties…

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HANDS ACROSS THE WATER

Filip Berglund played in his first SHL (Sweden’s top league) game today and by math and by eye it looks like he is off to a very good start to his…

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