2019-20 Game Eight: Red Wings at Oilers

In all the excitement over Ethan Bear’s early showing, it’s easy to forget the buzz surrounding William Lagesson as we entered 2019 training…

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Same as it Ever Was

And we’re back. The formula goes like this: McDavid runs over competition,…

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2019-20 Game Seven: Flyers at Oilers

If the Oilers are going to make the playoffs, then tonight’s game should…

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Shy Town

The Edmonton Oilers didn’t play very well in Chicago. The young blue were…

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2019-20 Game Six: Oilers at Blackhawks

Everyone remembers the first game against the Chicago Blackhawks. It was in…

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Send In The Clowns

Oh, those Oilers. They might be on the verge of making a lot of people look foolish. One thing I love about the math people who spend time helping me with…

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2019-20 Game Five: Oilers at Rangers

In the seventh game of the Edmonton Oilers NHL experience, the club entered Madison Square Garden and were flattened (10-2) by a veteran Rangers team….

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Clouds

There are times when you can anticipate a team’s trajectory. I have no such feel for this Oilers team. I suspect Craig MacTavish has told people…

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2019-20 Game Four: Oilers at Devils

Three games into the 2019-20 season and even the crusty are beginning to allow for the possibilities. Oh sure everything’s awful and we’re…

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Wild Night

Alright, everyone calm the hell down! It’s three games! It’s a very small sample size. Still, maybe you could celebrate a little. Nothing crazy….

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2019-20 Game Three: Oilers at Islanders

The mind floods with memories, with only an ‘Oilers at Islanders’ verbal prompt. A lot of Edmonton’s NHL hockey history played out on…

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Chapter One

An NHL roster is 23 bets. Not every roster bet is equal. Connor McDavid is a rare gem, that’s a wonderful bet. What about the No. 3 center? He’s…

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What the HELL was that?

It was April 27, 1975. The Montreal Canadiens, perennial Stanley Cup favourites, met in Game One of third round playoff action in Buffalo. I wasn’t…

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