30 for 23

Things got interesting late last week, as the Oilers were playing hockey most every night while spending days booking passage for the team’s close…

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Ball of Confusion

The Edmonton Oilers evened its record at 2-2-0 last night, with two strong periods…

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2019-20 Preseason Game Four: Flames at Oilers

Oilers fans went home frustrated last night, but in preseason you’re looking…

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2019-20 Preseason Game Three: Canucks at Oilers

Sooner or later, the veterans are going to play a preseason game and at that…

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And the answer, of course, is Patrick Russell

The Edmonton Oilers iced an outmanned team in Vancouver last night, in a way…

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2019-20 Preseason Game Two: Oilers at Canucks

Edmonton’s first game of the preseason was a win, and the young blue all played well last evening. The two Euro forwards (Gaetan Haas and Joakim…

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2019-20 Preseason Game One: Jets at Oilers

If I was forced to choose just one day in the NHL calendar over all others, it might be opening night of any regular season. Tonight is kind of like opening…

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Average White Band’s Pick Up The Pieces

The Edmonton Oilers will work on the power play today, having spent time in the offensive (forecheck) and defensive (retrieval) zones in previous days….

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First Blush

Ken Holland inherited a fixer upper with some enormous gifts included, but was forced to shop at the bargain store all summer. His biggest move involved…

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The Boys are Back in Town

The WHA Oilers were tough to follow, you needed to buy The Hockey News all summer and into fall to even have a fighting chance to know the roster. The…

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Riesen to Believe, Vol. 2

Oh, I’ve been waiting. All the discussion and the rage, the arguments that start and end with ‘feelings’ and the gigantic wall called…

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One Night with Blue Note

The rookies played their second and final game of camp last night in Caglary, at the historic Saddledome. I made some observations. THE ATHLETIC! The Athletic Edmonton…

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Autumn Leaves

The jobs are there, more than in most years. I’d guess there are two or three spots up front and a couple on defense that are available. There’s…

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