BIG FISH BITES IF YOU’VE GOT GOOD BAIT

A couple of days ago, NHL.com had some interesting quotes about the Edmonton Oilers and where they sit as we prepare for training camp. As always, Craig…

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NOBODY’S IN LOVE THIS YEAR

The thing about training camp is that storylines can move in a hurry. Take the…

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THE MOROZ PROJECT

Tracking Mitchell Moroz and his junior progress has been just short of an obsession…

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THE BIG MAN KHAIRA

Jujhar Khaira turned 20 a couple of weeks ago, and is 6.03, 210 according to…

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SOMETHING IN THE AIR

When it comes to assessing pure offensive ability for prospects, it’s important…

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ONCE IN A LIFETIME (WATER FLOWING UNDERGROUND)

Based on the verbal we’ve heard from Craig MacTavish in the last 16 months, the Edmonton Oilers defense is going to be big, mobile, physical, able…

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SING ME BACK HOME

I’m surprised by the number of people who choose to talk about money instead of role when discussing Benoit Pouliot. If we make a list of “responsible…

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MOON (OVER) MARTIN

Martin Marincin was a second-round pick four years ago. As you may recall in our recent look at selections 31-60 over the last number of years, about 28%…

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MAKE THOSE CORGI’S DANCE

Taylor Hall pushes the river, and Taylor Hall is the very best of the Edmonton Oilers. A recent article by Derek Van Diest in the Edmonton Sun offers an…

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THE DEVELOPMENT CURVE

“I was also fortunate in one other area. Today’s system of drafting 18-year olds wasn’t around in 1973. I was 22 years old before my pro career began…

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THE PEOPLE TRAIN DON’T RUN THROUGH WICHITA

The 2013-14 season reminded Oilers fans about the importance of a strong minor-league team. When the starting six on blue were found wanting, Martin Marincin…

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A LITTLE MORE ON WILLIAM LAGESSON

William Lagesson is the latest in a recent flurry of Swedish defensemen to be drafted by the Edmonton Oilers. A rugged defender with some puck skills,…

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I CAN SEE FOR MILES AND MILES AND MILES

The Oilers amateur scouting staff has been mostly stable in the last couple of years. I do this every year, I’m not certain it’s accurate in…

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