Game 59 2018-19: Coyotes at Oilers

Everything I’m about to write about Josh Currie is going to remind me of Mark Arcobello. Allow me to reach back over the years and quote something…

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Space Oddity

As we slide out of winter (someday) and into spring, I’d like to use more…

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Deja Vu

My friend Louise and I talked for hours about Sam Gagner during the first summer…

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Game 58 2018-19: Oilers at Islanders

The Oilers played well last night in Raleigh but they simply didn’t have enough…

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Game 57 2018-19: Oilers at Hurricanes

The Edmonton Oilers have the No. 6 spot in the 2019 draft before the lottery….

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Wind Chill

It was one of those games you’re fairly sure of the final result but are still hoping for something positive for the losing side. If you’ve…

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Game 56 2018-19: Oilers at Penguins

The first time the NHL Oilers played against the Pittsburgh Penguins, it was a bloodbath in Pennsylvania. Edmonton won 5-2 (nine points for the Callighen-Gretzky-MacDonald…

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16 Items or Less

I’m not sure of the exact number of additional actual NHL players Edmonton needs next season, but it’s more than nine. THE ATHLETIC! The Athletic Edmonton…

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Grow Some Funk of Your Own

One of the things I’ve kept track of over the years is the size and quality of the Connor McDavid cluster. I’m not sure how much appeal this…

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Mack the Knife

Ken Hitchcock was hot under the collar after last night’s game, saying “at this time of year the coaches can’t want it more than the…

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Game 55 2018-19: Sharks at Oilers

The first time the Edmonton Oilers faced San Jose, it was a 6-2 victory for the expansion Sharks at the historic Cow Palace. Edmonton’s goals came…

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Wouldn’t it be Nice

That was a big damned win. It was also the best game the Oilers have played in a long time. Edmonton got fed in possession, and gave up many fabulous chances,…

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Game 54 2018-19: Oilers at Wild

The Edmonton Oilers remain three points out of a playoff spot, tied with 15 other teams for No. 11 in the Western Conference. Oilers fans are basically…

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