2019-20 Game 22: Stars at Oilers

For some reason, the Edmonton Oilers are not considered worthy of the featured Saturday night Tabernac. I’m certain some of the reasoning involves…

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The McDavid Draisaitl Freeway

Remember that line from Casey Stengel I threw at you the other day? Last night…

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2019-20 Game 21: Avalanche at Oilers

There are two times in the first half of the year you should worry over this…

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Some Days are Diamonds

The old Yankees manager Casey Stengel used to say there were 50 games a season…

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2019-20 Game 20: Oilers at Sharks

The first time San Jose and the Oilers played an NHL regular season game it…

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Endless Summer

The Edmonton Oilers arrived in California and fed the Ducks with some solid hockey. Stars included Connor McDavid, Leon Draisaitl, Ryan Nugent-Hopkins,…

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2019-20 Game 19: Oilers at Ducks

As time goes by, players become associated with major events against specific opposition. Wayne Gretzky’s goal against Mike Vernon of the Calgary…

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Saturday Morning

Oilers fans have seen some great talent from Europe since 1979. Jari Kurri was smart and brilliant in every quadrant of the ice, Esa Tikkanen drove the…

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2019-20 Game 18: Devils at Oilers

Taylor Hall playing in Edmonton has always been a worthwhile evening. As a road warrior, against the Oilers, fans are struck with something between melancholy…

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This Must Be The Place

The Edmonton Oilers formula for winning games is a doppelganger for the team’s 2016-17 success: Great goaltending, McDavid’s line scores twice,…

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2019-20 Game 17: Blues at Oilers

Tonight’s game against the St. Louis Blues will be a good test for the Oilers. The Pacific Division looks like it could land four teams in the playoffs…

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European Showtime

Gaetan Haas had a tough introduction to the NHL. With family in attendance for his first game in the world’s best league, he played 2:11 in a win…

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2019-20 Game 16: Coyotes at Oilers

The Edmonton Oilers are 2-0-0 against the Pacific Division, wins over the Vancouver Canucks and Los Angeles Kings. The team needs to deliver handsomely…

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