Hearing Craig MacTavish is new EDM GM and Scott Howson will be taking over MacTavish’s role. As per @tsnryanrishaug, EDM fires Tambellini. — Bob McKenzie (@TSNBobMcKenzie) April 15, 2013 This […]
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Young players often have to learn things the hard way when acclimating themselves to life in the NHL, and for the Edmonton Oilers this season, the lessons have been aplenty. […]
The Edmonton Oilers have frustrated fans with the inconsistent play.
In the big picture, perhaps they are right where they should be.
When it comes to the Edmonton Oilers this season, you never know what you’re gonna get. Before being shut-out by the Vancouver Canucks on Thursday night, the Oil had won five straight and found themselves in the eighth and final playoff spot. It’s been an uphill battle all season long for Edmonton, who have had to dig in deep to earn points and claw their way up the jam packed Western Conference standings.
The Edmonton Oilers essentially stood pat at the NHL trade deadline, making just one deal, bringing in depth forward Jerred Smithson from the Florida Panthers for a fourth round pick.
Smithson will certainly bring value to the bottom six and brings size, grit and experience. He’s an excellent penalty killer and good in the face-off circle. He will help, but he is not a difference maker.
The question is, did Steve Tambellini and the Oilers do enough at the deadline to make them a serious playoff contender?
The Edmonton Oilers are playing very hot over the last two games, with their offense exploding and getting great goaltending from Devan Dubnyk (rendering my previous article largely moot). With a […]
Many have questioned whether or not the Edmonton Oilers were good enough to make the playoffs. There have been doubts about the defense, goaltending and team toughness, and how all of the young players on this team would come together to find success. But no one ever questioned that this team has skill, and last night against the Vancouver Canucks, it was on full display.
What does the typical hockey fan want to see from their favorite team? A deep playoff run followed by years of inconsistency? Or a perennial contender who has a chance every season. Everyone […]
The Edmonton Oilers are only three points out of a playoff spot and time is running out for Steve Tambellini to make a move. However one move the team should […]
Steve Tambellini and the Edmonton Oilers won the Justin Schultz sweepstakes last season and now they appear to be going back for another round. College player Danny DeKeyser is a […]
When most teams take a look at what their shopping list is leading up to the trade deadline or the off-season, very few can say that a top six power forward isn’t on it.
The Edmonton Oilers are no different.
The Edmonton Oilers are still in the race for the 8th and final playoff spot in the West. All the teams chasing that coveted position are only separated by a […]