CONTROLLING THE CRAZY!

It’s 64 days and counting. The NHL Entry Draft 2014 is in Philadelphia June 27-28. Ed Snider’s brain is hovering eleven miles above the Wells…

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RE 13-14 RYAN JONES: BLUE MONEY

Ryan Jones was plucked off waivers miles ago from Nashville, two days after…

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BARONS V STARS, G1 AHL PLAYOFFS

No one could have predicted the turnover, the turmoil, the number of men who…

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RE 13-14 MARK ARCOBELLO: CYPRUS AVENUE

Mark Arcobello began his pro career on the lowest rung of show business. We…

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YES! SIMPSON SIGNS!

The Edmonton Oilers have signed college defender Dillon Simpson. It’s…

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APRIL 15, 2013

One year ago, the Edmonton Oilers moved on from the Tambellini rain and welcomed Craig MacTavish as General Manager. In the following months, MacTavish…

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RE 13-14 BOYD GORDON: HARD NOSE THE HIGHWAY

Boyd Gordon’s signing sounded like a good idea at the time, and he delivered as advertised. Facing some of the toughest situational hurdles in the…

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LANDER’S BAT

Anton Lander’s chores for Edmonton down the stretch involved a lot of time on the wing and penalty killing. Is that his role for next year? Does…

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CLARITY AND VISION

Anton Belov is the first Oiler to speak (kind of) publicly in a negative way about Dallas Eakins and his coaching with the Oilers. It’s important…

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HELLO AND GOODBYE

Frans Tuohimaa made his AHL debut last night, and had a wonderful game. His boxcars: 1 win, 1.85 GAA and a .950 save percentage. We never really know these…

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RE 13-14 RYAN SMYTH: ALMOST INDEPENDENCE DAY

When he left us the final time, there wasn’t a dry eye in the house. It is a great injustice when our heroes find their feet of clay, for them and…

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VOLLMAN’S NHLE

The Leon Draisaitl v. Sam Bennett debate is reaching a fever pitch, so I thought it might be a good idea to run NHL equivalencies. This is early—I’m…

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RE 13-14 NAIL YAKUPOV: DOMINO

Nail Yakupov spent one entire season wandering in the wilderness.  Theories rain from every available source on what went wrong, and it took some time…

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