Anticipation

A nice bonus for NHL general managers yesterday, lots of young wingers were set free instead of being qualified. So, a plethora of RFA are poised to become…

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(You and me) Sittin’ in the back of my memory

In 1979, the NHL folded four WHA teams into the great league, turning 17 into…

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Another Park, Another Sunday

On Friday afternoon at five, a rumor hit the Al Gore. Edmonton was apparently…

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HARVEST MOON 2018

As the weekend began, the Edmonton Oilers were reportedly contemplating several…

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OILERS AT 195: PATRIK SIIKANEN

Red Line Report ranked him No. 311. Elite Prospects page.

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OILERS AT NO. 164: MICHAEL KESSELRING

Red Line Report ranked him No. 246, he’s a big man (6.04, 185). HockeyProspect.com ranks him No. 167, saying “Kesselring’s size, skating…

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OILERS AT 62: OLIVIER RODRIGUE

Ranked No. 39 by Red Line report, they said “makes the easy saves, and the acrobatic ones too.” 53gp, 2.54 .903. The Draft Analyst: Don’t…

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OILERS AT 40: RYAN MCLEOD

Red Line ranked him No. 25 overall, saying skating is the major strength of his game. NHLE: 10-17-27. The Draft Analyst: The younger brother and teammate…

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2018 DRAFT DAY TWO: MORE SKILL ON THE WAY

You can make the case the Edmonton Oilers made their first-round pick in the 2018 entry draft at the intersection of ‘best player available’…

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HERE COMES THE SUN (2018 DRAFT EDITION)

We enter draft weekend 2018 with every possible outcome under the hockey rainbow in play. The first-round pick is available, trading up or down is possible…

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Rocket Man

The NHL chronicles its history via awards, post-season All-Star teams and Stanley Cups. Each of these measurements are important and all of them rely heavily…

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Bennie and the Jets

Matt Benning is a good young NHL defenseman with a solid future. He’s already a solid third pairing rearguard, and there may be more responsibility…

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Draft Post No. 6: Letting The Days Go By (Water Flowing Underground)

The Bob McKenzie list is unique, it’s the industry standard. We can argue amongst ourselves, read Pronman, Button, Red Line, et cetera, but BM comes…

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