April 30th, 2016 In Edmonton Oilers, NHL Entry Draft 0 comments

It is that time of year again. While it may be little later than normal, today is the day we find out who will have the honour of making the first overall pick in the 2016 NHL Entry Draft. Much to the chagrin of the other 29 clubs across the league and their collective fan bases, watching the Edmonton Oilers continued good fortune at the annual...

April 29th, 2016 In Edmonton Oilers, NHL Entry Draft 0 comments

So here we are again. On the eve of yet another NHL Draft Lottery and wondering out loud if the Edmonton Oilers can have lady luck on their side one more time. While they may not be the favourite to come away from tomorrow evening's extravaganza as a back-to-back winner, hello Connor McDavid, history tends to suggest the Orange and Blue won't be...

April 26th, 2016 In Edmonton Oilers, Long Read, Previews and Predictions 0 comments

At the 2016 NHL Trade Deadline, Edmonton was supposed to be a seller, yet with a number of high value players reportedly available in trade, namely Jordan Eberle, Ryan Nugent-Hopkins and Nail Yakupov, the Oilers failed, or more likely decided, not to pull off the big trade which many in the hockey world were expecting. In fact, they made just...

April 24th, 2016 In Edmonton Oilers, International Hockey 0 comments

With the first-round of the NHL post-season nearing its conclusion, the countdown to the start of the 2016 IIHF World Championship in Russia is well under way. While we will see a handful of players who have been bounced from the playoffs be added  to Team Canada's lineup over the coming days, the Edmonton Oilers trio of Taylor Hall, Connor...

April 20th, 2016 In Colorado Avalanche, Edmonton Oilers 0 comments

It is no secret the Edmonton Oilers will be looking to give their roster a new look over the coming months. While the organization could go in any number of directions when it comes to addressing their lineup, a potential swap with the Colorado Avalanche could be something worth exploring. With defenceman Tyson Barrie about to receive a massive...

April 16th, 2016 In Edmonton Oilers, Long Read, Top Stories 0 comments

It was 2004. The Tampa Bay Lightning had just won the Stanley Cup. The hockey world was on the cusp of losing an entire season to a lock-out. But for a couple of teams, their future was about to change. The top-2 players available in the draft were seen as a potential franchise changers. The Pittsburgh Penguins finished dead last in the standings,...

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