NO. 4 PROSPECT (winter 2014) BOGDAN YAKIMOV

I can offer no proof beyond years of observation, but there seems to be a paradigm shift in the Oilers drafting model. Craig MacTavish is more “hands…

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PUSH THE RIVER

Early in the week, rumor had it we might see Taylor Hall on Sunday against Arizona….

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SENATORS AT OILERS, G17 2014-15

The Edmonton Oilers enter tonight 6-9-1 (compared to 4-10-2 a year ago) and…

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NO. 3 PROSPECT (winter 2014) OSCAR KLEFBOM

By the time the Edmonton Oilers reached No. 19 overall at the 2011 draft, there…

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PET SOUNDS

Last night in Nashville the Oilers ran their ‘veteran 6′ and that…

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OILERS AT PREDATORS, G16 2014-15

This is an exciting time to be an Edmonton Oilers fan. (Clears throat). THIS is an exciting time to be an Edmonton Oilers fan. Now that I have your attention,…

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WE REMEMBER

In Flanders fields the poppies blow Between the crosses, row on row, That mark our place; and in the sky The larks, still bravely singing, fly Scarce heard…

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NO. 2 PROSPECT (winter 2014): DARNELL NURSE

These seasons in the wilderness are spent yearning for the things not available, beginning with a true stud defenseman. When the Edmonton Oilers drafted…

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MUSIC!

The Edmonton Oilers are 6-8-1 after 15 games, a nice step up from 3-10-2 one year ago. This is a team finding out some things about itself: They can tighten…

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OILERS AT RANGERS G15 2014-15

The Edmonton Oilers are past the midway point of the CFR road trip and sit 1-2. With a little luck they might have an extra point or two from the trip,…

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NO. 1 PROSPECT (winter 2014): LEON DRAISAITL

The Edmonton Oilers received a ‘perfect fit’ option at No. 3 overall at the 2014 entry draft. The club tracked him all winter and couldn’t…

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IIRO, TOBIAS AND THE 2011 ENTRY DRAFT

Later today, I’ll begin the Winter Top 20 (and list 31-40) and it was a fun list to do this year. Why? LOTS of movement from the summer list, and…

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OILERS AT SABRES G14 2014-15

That second period last night was a wonderful thing. The Edmonton Oilers, on the road, were quality against a good (but banged up) Boston Bruins team….

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