THE PAPER CHASE

As we’ve discussed many times, waiting five years after a draft to pass judgement is the only way to go. This fall, we can put to bed the 2010 entry…

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OILERS INVITE WESTGARTH TO CAMP

The Edmonton Oilers have invited enforcer Kevin Westgarth to training camp….

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DAS BOOT

It all starts at training camp, the ‘spring training’ of hockey….

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LEON AND DARNELL

The final game for the Oilers in Penticton went this afternoon, and there was…

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OILERS V JETS (ROOKIES G3)

The biggest news out of this year’s Young Stars tournament comes via the…

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TKACHEV GETS INVITE TO MAIN CAMP

The Edmonton Oilers will have Vladimir Tkachev at main camp later this week (hat tip to Mark Bowie for the head’s up). Neil Hodge is a sportswriter…

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NEVER SAID I LOVED YOU

We’ve reached the point in training camp where we are enamored with a specific player. This is usually the moment when things go off the rails, as…

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BATTLE OF ALBERTA (ROOKIES G2)

The great thing about this young stars camp is we get summer hockey and start to gather opinions from genuine hockey men about players and progress. Todd…

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OILERS SIGN CHASE

Greg Chase deserved to be drafted in the top 60 players in 2013, and had to wait around until the 7th round. He took that and used it as fuel, playing…

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UNDER THE PENTICTON LIGHTS

Early in last night’s game against the Canucks, it occurred to me that the Edmonton Oilers (as constructed at the young stars camp) no longer resemble…

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OILERS V. CANUCKS (ROOKIES G1)

Canadians have it all backwards, of course. A country that gets 12 weeks of good weather yearns for the cold chill of autumn about the first week in August….

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PENTICTON 2014!!!

When I was a kid, we’d drive from Haney (we lived in Maple Ridge, up in Whonnock) to Penticton for summer holidays. It’s a long drive—5 hours—but…

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POSTCARDS FROM THE EDGE

The Edmonton Oilers welcomed 29 athletes to the 2014 training camp today, kicking off seven months (or more!) of magic and mirth. Any team with Taylor…

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