THIS IS US! (YAKIMOV RECALLED)

Word this afternoon that a few Oiler forwards are ‘banged up’ after the Vancouver game, and RNH is among them. Dallas Eakins: “He took a…

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BLUE ON BLUE

The Edmonton Oilers have eight defensemen on the roster currently, meaning two…

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HAPPY THANKSGIVING

Happy Thanksgiving!! I hope your family is together and getting along (that…

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EARLY RETURNS: ZONE STARTS

BTN is back up this afternoon and the other resources are turning in some very…

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LET THIS BE YOUR LAST BATTLEFIELD

The Edmonton Oilers in their defensive zone remain a tire fire’s tire…

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OILERS AT CANUCKS G2 2014-15

The Edmonton Oilers held a reunion last night, and received a gift from the fans in attendance. The fans cheered for the prodigal former owner and the…

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ROLL ANOTHER NUMBER

Last night Leon Draisaitl made his NHL debut. 21 shifts, 53.8% in the dot, one shot on goal some nice passes and an errant one or two. He (to my eye) protected…

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MAY YOU LIVE IN INTERESTING TIMES.

I used to play APBA baseball, which tells you the nerd in me flourished as a child. APBA baseball is universally mocked by those who don’t understand…

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FLAMES AT OILERS, G1 2014-15

It was May 10, 1970. It was a Sunday. Our television had broken earlier in the year (it was a big cabinet television) so I was in the kitchen listening…

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PANIK AT THE DISCO?

The Tampa Bay Lightning have so many good forwards they had to let a really good prospect go today, and some NHL team is probably going to pick him up….

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THE AUTUMN LEAVES (DRIFT BY MY WINDOW)

My brother and I would get up early in the morning—long before light—and turn on the big outside light. This was 17 miles from Maidstone, and in fall…

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PISS CUTTER

The worry is, the Edmonton Oilers hit the ice Thursday and look like the same addled bunch we saw a year ago October. You remember that crew, the ‘comedy…

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GOD WILLING AND THE CREEK DON’T RISE

Barring a trade or waiver selection (Edmonton plucked Luke Gazdic a year ago right about now) the Oilers head north out of balance—continuing their streak…

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