TAKING AND MAKING A PASS

The first hockey I recall came to me in black and white. Gordie Howe was a Red Wing, Dave Keon a Leaf, and everyone on the ice could take and make a pass….

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LAST LOOK AT THE NATIONAL COWBOY MUSEUM

New General Manager Craig MacTavish has cut through the prospect list like a…

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CANADA V USA, OLYMPICS

The Canadian men have been functional this Olympics, but the spark that will…

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DEADLINE TRADE VALUE

Earlier this season, Craig MacTavish dealt Ladislav Smid to Calgary for Laurent…

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CANADA V USA, OLYMPICS

One of the truly compelling stories of these Olympics reaches its conclusion…

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THE TIME WARP

Back in 2010, the Edmonton Oilers traded Riley Nash on the draft floor. The former first round pick was sent away to Carolina for the 46th overall selection…

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HEMSKY’S HOLLER

I wrote about this earlier at Oilers Nation and it’s been mentioned other places too. The Edmonton Oilers would be wise to hold on to Ales Hemsky,…

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CANADA V LATVIA, OLYMPICS

This might require all your fingers and some of your toes to count ‘em up. The Finns shocked Russia today, I don’t know that they can get by…

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LOOKING FOR A GOOD HOME FOR A FORMER FUTURE

NHL teams can begin making trades again Sunday night at midnight. I think the Oilers will be active. The club will want to offload their rentals and there’s…

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TURN A DIFFERENT CORNER

This is Bill Torrey. No no, the other guy! Bill Torrey was part of the management group for the Oakland Seals in the late 1960′s. Did you know that?…

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HOW IS THAT CRAZY TRADE DOING?

Do you remember those two draft day trades that involved Los Angeles and St. Louis? How did they work again? Who won? Well, who is winning? First trade:…

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EXITING THE SYSTEM?

I’ve been talking 3-for-1 trade ever since the world began. It makes sense to me that the pieces Edmonton needs now (basically 1D, 2C, 3L, 3R, G)…

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THE CALLUP LIST

I think we have the callup list surrounded, what does that tell us about the deadline? Edmonton Oilers GM Craig MacTavish spent the weekend watching the…

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