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…

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HERE COMES THE SUN (2018 DRAFT EDITION)

We enter draft weekend 2018 with every possible outcome under the hockey rainbow…

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Rocket Man

The NHL chronicles its history via awards, post-season All-Star teams and Stanley…

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Bennie and the Jets

Matt Benning is a good young NHL defenseman with a solid future. He’s…

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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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Nowhere to Hide

A pre-draft inventory of the Edmonton Oilers organization shows great depth at center at the NHL level and something resembling depth on defense across…

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Draft Post No. 5: The Week to Come

This is a massive week for the Edmonton Oilers. They’ll find out the cap limit early in the week, continue to pursue trade options and on Friday…

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Draft Post No. 4: 10 Items or Less

In past summers, the Oilers have telegraphed exits. We knew in 2016 Hall was in play, certainly by the time the name Lucic leaked. A year ago, we were…

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Mr. Mudd and Mr. Gold

Every morning sunrise to reach your eyes is another gamble won. If you feel like lost, you’ll end up found, so amigo, lay them raises down. Matt…

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The desert’s quiet, Cleveland’s cold

Oilers fans have enjoyed a few interesting news items this spring (Cooper Marody, Mikko Koskinen, new coaching staff) but the next three weeks are going…

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These are the days of miracle and wonder

On the day the Edmonton Oilers signed Milan Lucic, it wasn’t at all clear the move improved the team. In a post called Silent Sorrow in Empty Boats,…

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Draft Post No. 3: Midnight Rider

We all have our favorites and that’s a fact. I’ve always enjoyed watching undersized centers outsmart the big kids, from Dave Keon to Gregg…

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