Game Four 2018-19: Oilers at Jets

Let’s agree about this: There will be many games this season, especially on the road, where the Edmonton Oilers will need Cam Talbot to go all Dominik…

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180 by Summer

Expectations of this season for Oilers fans and observers varies wildly. Some…

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Wilton Felder’s I Want You Back

The first time I saw Michael Jackson, he was on the Ed Sullivan Show with his…

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Game Three 2018-19: Oilers at Rangers

They’re just kids when they arrive, some of them can’t grow a beard…

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Chasing Shadows Moonlight Mystery

I mentioned yesterday there were no expectations heading into last night’s…

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Game Two 2018-19: Oilers at Bruins

Todd McLellan shuffled his lines at practice in Boston, sending Jesse Puljujarvi to the fourth line (or bizarro third line, it’s honestly hard to…

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Game Three AHL 2018-19: Condors at Barracuda

How often does the leading scorer of the Oilers’ top minor league affiliate win an NHL career after his success? Answer: Not too damned often. The…

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Once in a Lifetime (same as it ever was)

As the Oilers are on this damnable ‘one game a week’ schedule, it’s pretty easy for your local blogger to run out of ideas for the daily…

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Farm Workers 2018-19 (Condors edition)

Happy Thanksgiving! It’s holiday Monday morning, the house is quiet, everyone sleeping except for the dog and a rabbit in the backyard. We went for…

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Beggar’s Banquet

I want to take you all the way back to yesterday. We talked about the 2017-18 season, and the difference between Connor McDavid on the ice at 5-on-5 (+20…

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Game One 2018-19: Oilers versus Devils in Gothenburg, Sweden

The early portion of the season was always about the rookies. In 1970, we knew early days Gilbert Perreault was going to be a special player. We also knew…

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The Streets of Bakersfield

Anticipation. It is such a wonderful feeling, but stretched over many days that rush becomes strained, almost anticlimactic. I think we’re probably…

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Go Easy, Step Lightly, Stay Free

The Edmonton Oilers are making a lot of bets to begin the 2018-19 season, including three rookies, a former WHL sniper on his third organization and a…

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