Blue, Blue Day

I know we understand the idea of sample sizes, we discuss them all the time. Sample size is a rational conversation, thrown out the window when your team…

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Mock On. Mock On.

The Edmonton Oilers have drafted No. 14 overall just twice in 40 years. In 1997,…

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Message In The Middle of The Bottom

One thing Dave Tippett accomplished during the 2019-20 season that could have…

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All The Way From Memphis

Peter Chiarelli used two of his first-round draft picks (2016 and 2017) on right…

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Left Wing Unlocked

One thing the 2019-20 season and playoffs showed everyone: Edmonton’s…

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So What?

THE ATHLETIC! Great perspective from a ridiculous group of writers and analysts. I am proud to be part of The Athletic. Here are the most recent Oilers…

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Blood On The Tracks

There are 10 names on the Oilers 50-man list (which currently stands at 42) that were procured by Ken Holland since he arrived over a year ago. I had him…

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Lottery Day!

Light a candle. Send a message heavenward to the God who’ll listen, find some instant karma and think good thoughts. People will tell you the Edmonton…

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Plug And Play

Dave Tippett found a way to deploy three young Bakersfield Condors in the NHL during 2019-20, or perhaps more accurately the players stepped up when opportunity…

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Burn Down The Mission

One thing is certain: There’s work to do. Ken Holland and Dave Tippett enter the offseason with a great deal more certainty about what works and…

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Stanley Cup Playoffs 2020: Oilers vs. Chicago Game 4

“They all look good in suits,” Craig MacTavish once famously said about one of the Oilers rookie camp rosters. They arrive as young men fulfilling…

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Slip Kid

It’s never a good thing when news arrives half an hour before game time that pertains to your best shutdown defenseman. No matter what you think…

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Stanley Cup Playoffs 2020: Oilers vs. Chicago Game 3

A five-game series is like having a job evaluation every day for a week. Even if you do well Tuesday, there’s another big test tomorrow. Imagine…

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