2017 PLAYOFFS (G9): G3 DUCKS AT OILERS

Such a bizarre series, seems I say every game is the biggest. Still, with a shocking 2-0 lead this morning, a win tonight hammers home the final result…

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DRAFT LOTTERY? WHAT DRAFT LOTTERY?

There were times over the last seven years where the highlight of the season…

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ZUMA BEACH

I knew it would be that kind of game, but didn’t think these Oilers would…

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2017 PLAYOFFS (G8): G2 OILERS AT DUCKS

The Edmonton Oilers win in Game 1 (on the road) changes the storyline in the…

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THE LONG SEASON

With the light shining so brightly on the parent team, Edmonton Oilers prospects…

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REDONDO BEACH

It is such a long road to Stanley and injuries and maladies play a big part in who wins the championship. I think we all know Connor McDavid is not himself,…

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2017 PLAYOFFS (G7): G1 OILERS AT DUCKS

The game of hockey is woven into the fabric of Edmonton, as sure as I’m sitting here. Your parents and their parents and their parents too carved…

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DRAFT AND FOLLOW 2017

One area of procurement I find fascinating is the large pool of prospects outside of the main arteries of talent. Once teams mine the CHL, the USHL, college…

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LOOSE CHANGE

The Edmonton Oilers are getting ready to face the Anaheim Ducks this week, and at this point I see this team winning the series (in seven games). When…

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THE SUMMER AHEAD

It’s about time we had a look at the summer to come, and this quiet period between series gives us a bit of a breather. Tomorrow morning, I’ll…

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RE 16-17 LEON DRAISAITL: NO SURPRISES

We entered this season discussing Leon Draisaitl as a center who would need to push the river in order to have success. We end the regular season talking…

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TUMBLING DICE

In the early days of June, I will publish my final 2017 draft list. We began in the CHL and crossed the ocean and back again in search of the best players…

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HAMMER ON A DRUM!

The Edmonton Oilers ended the San Jose Sharks season last night. In cold blood. The Sharks gave no quarter, to the point where Marc-Edouard Vlasic talked…

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