Game Eight 2018-19: Capitals at Oilers

The Edmonton Oilers are almost all the way through the month of October and are at a point-per-game pace. In the seven games that are in the history books,…

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Gunsmoke

As a kid, I loved westerns. Movies, books, television shows. Books were tough…

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Game Seven 2018-19: Penguins at Oilers

The Pittsburgh Penguins are fun to watch play hockey, and the franchise has…

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When Two Worlds Collide

I learned so much about team building from Whitey Herzog. He was the procurement…

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Sunday Morning Coming Down

Evan Bouchard turned 19 on Saturday, celebrated by playing almost 15 minutes…

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Game Six 2018-19: Predators at Oilers

Edmonton is enjoying a fantastic second week of NHL play. After going 1-2-0 in a wild Week 1 that involved two continents, the second week saw the club…

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New Sensation

Kailer Yamamoto’s brilliant goal was the best ‘first goal in a career’ since Jordan Eberle’s screamer in 2010. Hard to believe…

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Game Five 2018-19: Bruins at Oilers

Bruins games on television 1968-75 were magic. They put a man on the moon in 1969, but Bobby Orr gifted Boston with the Stanley in 1970. No one really…

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Walking on Sunshine

It began like so many nights, your favourite blogger throwing cups and saucers hither and yon, turning the air blue and causing the dog a terrible fright….

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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 believe the team will fall flat, finishing with fewer than 75 points. Others…

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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 brothers, singing “I Want You Back.” We don’t think of…

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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 for love nor money for several years. Fans give them names you would associate…

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