EVERYBODY’S GRETZKY (2014 EDITION)

We can NOT help ourselves. The Edmonton Oilers are the opium of the settlers in this part of the Hinterland. We bitch and moan ALL spring and summer about…

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RIP IT UP

Last season, the Oilers were 4-14-2 in their first 20 games, and 25-30-7 for…

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“WE HAVE TWO NHL CENTERMEN RIGHT NOW”

It was quite the day for the Edmonton Oilers. The slow news days that run one…

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SETTING FREE THE CORGI’S

Taylor Hall is the franchise. If he can score 80 points when the Corgi’s…

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THE GOLDEN BEARS (ROOKIES G4)

The Golden Bears hit the ice against Oilers rookies tonight, it should be a…

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HARD TARGET SEARCH: THE WAIVER WIRE

A couple of weeks ago, we discussed the Luke Gazdic waiver pickup from last fall and the possibility of it happening again this season. I identified center…

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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. Word leaked out this afternoon, leading some to wonder where that puts Luke…

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DAS BOOT

It all starts at training camp, the ‘spring training’ of hockey. Now, baseball has poems and melodies and epic movies made with beautiful people,…

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LEON AND DARNELL

The final game for the Oilers in Penticton went this afternoon, and there was a lot on display. The Oilers finished the tournament 2-0-1, miles better…

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OILERS V JETS (ROOKIES G3)

The biggest news out of this year’s Young Stars tournament comes via the smallest player possible, Vladimir Tkachev. The young man has an invite…

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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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