THE FIFTH ROUND

By the fifth round, we’re looking at about a 12% chance of seeing an NHL player. You’d have to pile 8.3 picks one on top of another to ensure one player…

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RE 14-15 CRAIG MACTAVISH: HISSING OF SUMMER LAWNS

Charged with massive repairs due to the neglect of previous management, Craig…

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TC: THE EDGE OF OPENING NIGHT

The Edmonton Oilers will ice a more experienced team on defense in 2014-15,…

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RE 14-15 DALLAS EAKINS: COURT AND SPARK

Dallas Eakins arrived amid much fanfare and the promise of a new tomorrow. The…

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ROCK THE CASBAH

It sounds like Marco Roy will be playing center for the Quebec Remparts in 2013-14….

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RE 14-15 STU MACGREGOR: URGE FOR GOING

Stu MacGregor and his scouting staff have added several elite prospects since 2008. Some of those prospects are now NHL players and entering their prime,…

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LAY YOUR MONEY DOWN

There are few times when we get a really good chance to chuckle about life, and today we have one of them. As you’ll recall, last month’s draft…

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RE 14-15 VIKTOR FASTH: FOR FREE

We talked about Viktor Fasth three years before MacT pulled the trigger, and now he’s an Edmonton Oiler. Starter? Yes. Backup? Yes. Yes he is. Did…

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TRAINING CAMP HOPEFUL NO. 12: RICHARD BACHMAN

Richard Bachman stopped 76 of 83 shots in the NHL for Edmonton a year ago, and didn’t win any of his three games. The 27-year old from Salt Lake…

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OILERS SIGN DRAISAITL

The Edmonton Oilers signed Leon Draisaitl to an entry-level deal. Contract details should be up on capgeek later today. Draisaitl has a really good chance…

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RE 14-15 BEN SCRIVENS: RAISED ON ROBBERY

Ben Scrivens doesn’t look like a hero when he’s wearing street clothes. He looked like Superman when he donned the blue and orange of the Edmonton…

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COMPLETE OILERS RE 14-15 SCORING: 226 GOALS!

The long journey north begins in October. Last time the Edmonton Oilers scored 226 goals, Craig MacTavish was the coach. Taylor Hall was in Windsor scoring…

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RE 14-15 OSCAR KLEFBOM: CAR ON A HILL

Oscar Klefbom is taking forever. It’s not his fault—this should be Alex Plante’s car coming over the hill and it should be 2011. However,…

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