OPENING NIGHT 2014-15!

I’m well into my RE series estimates these days (you’ll see them roll out beginning next week, still thinking about the artist) but thought…

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THE FOURTH ROUND

By the fourth round, we’re looking at about a 16% chance of seeing an…

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LOST DRIVE-IN

The road from 2010′s draft to the dual signing of Tyler Pitlick and Curtis…

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BALL OF CONFUSION

Today’s signing of both Derek Roy and Mike Ribeiro by the Nashville Predators…

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MILLER’S CROSSING

The Edmonton Oilers signed Andrew Miller earlier today. Miller was signed by…

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CATCH-22

If the Edmonton Oilers sign center Derek Roy to a contract, where will he play? Who will that impact? Will it mean more goals? Can he play the toughs?…

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THE THIRD ROUND

If there’s one thing the Edmonton Oilers were guilty of in the final portion of last decade, it was wasting third-round picks. In 2009, while Cody…

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THE SECOND ROUND

A year ago, I wrote about Stu MacGregor’s second rounds. The basic premise was this: it’s almost impossible to have a rational conversation…

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WHO WON THE 2014 DRAFT?

If you enter the draft with five picks in the top 100, you should walk away with five of the highest-ranked picks in the top 100. Agree? Are we now at…

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THAT’S ENTERTAINMENT!

In one of his three NHL seasons, Ryan Nugent-Hopkins has been a power-play witch (credit Tyler Dellow for the phrase). In the other two, he’s been…

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A LITTLE MORE ON ZACH NAGELVOORT

A few facts on Zach Nagelvoort: Nagelvoort is the grandson of Dr. Paul W. Gikas, U-M professor emeritus of pathology and a former faculty representative…

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ARCO 2C? (WORDS AND MUSIC BY WOODGUY)

Mark Arcobello‚Äôs ability to be 2C on the Oilers for the 14/15 season is a current topic of conversation. His supporters point to his hot start last year…

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A TRIP TO REASONABLE

Each summer, I do a reasonable expectations series and attempt to find the line in the sand. I’m just getting started for this year’s numbers,…

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