ETA KLEFBOM

When he came to us, Oscar Klefbom was the second piece of good news that day (Nuge being No. 1). He’s always been kind of “and don’t…

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2014 DRAFT: TOP 30

In our continuing look at this year’s first round, there are some changes…

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THREE FOR THE OILERS

The Edmonton Oilers selected Jordan Eberle No. 22 in 2008, and then played checkers…

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KHAIRA’S TIME IN SNOHOMISH COUNTY

One of the two-way forwards in the Oilers system we really haven’t been…

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CONSIDER THIS

A great item came my way this afternoon courtesy Gus Katsaros, who is McKeen’s…

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ENTRY DRAFT ’14: THE OILERS AND THE USA

The Edmonton Oilers scored big right after the 2006 Stanley run by drafting USHL defender Jeff Petry. Although the young defender paid off in a big way,…

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CHASING THE SHOW

Greg Chase may be the best forward prospect in the system (I suggested it this morning), but what does that mean? Is he any good? Are we fooling ourselves…

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TAYLOR HALL APPRECIATION DAY

Taylor Hall is a brilliant hockey player, an impact NHLer with an insane resume and a super nova future. At 21, he enjoyed a breakout season in the NHL,…

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2014 DRAFT: TOP 20 PROSPECTS (PRE-DRAFT EDITION)

We’re three weeks away from the 2014 NHL entry draft, and it’s a good time to have one final look at the Oilers prospect list. I know it sounds…

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EXPECT RUCINSKY

Part of the reason I do an RE series every summer is to think in rational terms. It’s important, because as a fan, I have pendulum moments: thrashing…

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SIXES AND SEVENS AND NINES

One of the things we should probably spend more time on—and in case you haven’t noticed there’s a long rain delay going on in this ballgame—is…

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THE ANSWER IS BLOWING IN THE WIND

The Edmonton Oilers have a third overall pick and four options this year at the NHL Entry Draft. We talked about Aaron Ekblad today, and I passed along…

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EKBLAD THE NEW SOURAY?

Twitter legend Hope Smoke tweeted out some gems from Ray Ferraro this afternoon, and Ferraro’s words about possible No. 1 overall pick Aaron Ekblad…

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