Carl Maloney Carl Maloney | @CarlTHW

Carl covers the Edmonton Oilers for THW as well as providing additional prospect coverage. Follow him on twitter @carlTHW, connect on Facebook or contact at for questions, comments or if you're interested in him writing for you.

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Nick Ritchie (Terry Wilson / OHL Images)

OHL Trade Deadline: Flurry of Action as Contenders Stock Up

With the excitement of the World Junior Championships and the thrilling Canadian win in the rearview mirror, it’s back to business for the rest of junior hockey in the country. […]

by · January 12, 2015 · 0 comments · CHL, OHL
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Leon Draisaitl Returning to Junior Positive for His Development

Leon Draisaitl’s emotional roller coaster of a rookie season has taken yet another turn. With the Edmonton Oilers confirming that Draisaitl would be returned to the CHL, it is yet another […]

by · January 6, 2015 · 0 comments · Edmonton Oilers, Prospects
New Year’s Eve Showdown More Than Just McDavid vs Eichel

New Year’s Eve Showdown More Than Just McDavid vs Eichel

In what has become somewhat of a tradition at the World Junior Championships, there will be a New Years Eve showdown between Canada and the USA to decide first place […]

Darnell Nurse (Anne-Marie Sorvin-USA TODAY Sports)

Darnell Nurse a Key Player for Canada at World Juniors

Darnell Nurse and Max Domi were two much debated names for Canada prior to last year’s World Junior Championships. Not for the reason you think. They were two prominent, and glaring, omissions […]

(Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports)

Leon Draisaitl Should Be Playing in World Juniors

Centre Leon Draisaitl, the Edmonton Oilers third overall pick in the 2014 NHL Entry Draft, has had many highs and lows in his young NHL career. He has also been […]

Edmonton Oilers Should Not Trade Taylor Hall

Edmonton Oilers Should Not Trade Taylor Hall

Dallas Eakins took one for the team this week and was the fall guy for a hopelessly underachieving Edmonton Oilers team. With news of his firing, there have been a […]

by · December 16, 2014 · 0 comments · Edmonton Oilers
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Canada’s World Junior Team Taking Form

Team Canada’s U-20 World Junior team made their first round of cuts this weekend and has their roster starting to take shape. Released Sunday evening were defensemen Travis Sanheim of the Calgary Hitmen […]

Zach Fucale is the top ranked goaltender for the NHL Entry Draft  [photo: David Chan]

2015 World Juniors: Canada Goaltending Needs A Return to Greatness

There will be few tournaments in recent memory that will have the kind of pressure than what Canada will face this holiday season. Canada has not won gold at the […]

Jordan Eberle (Ron Chenoy-USA TODAY Sports)

Which Core Edmonton Oilers Forward Would You Move?

The Edmonton Oilers are bad….again. This was supposed to be the year for marked improvement. Not necessarily the year to make the playoffs, but at least be in the hunt […]

by · November 24, 2014 · 0 comments · Edmonton Oilers
Max Domi (OHL Images)

CHL Super Series a Measuring Stick for World Juniors

The Subway Super Series has become a staple for the Canadian Hockey League over the past number of years and draws to everyone’s attention that the World Junior Championships are […]

(Anne-Marie Sorvin-USA TODAY Sports)

Ryan Nugent-Hopkins Maturing Into Elite Player

Ryan Nugent-Hopkins is starting to come into his own. In this, his fourth NHL season, he is growing into the role of an elite No. 1 centre. His 10 points […]

by · November 10, 2014 · 0 comments · Edmonton Oilers
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Edmonton Oilers: Who Steps Up in Taylor Hall’s Absence?

With the news that the Edmonton Oilers best player would be out for the foreseeable future there were audible groans from every fan in Oil Country. It was learned that […]

by · November 4, 2014 · 0 comments · Edmonton Oilers