December 5th, 2015 In Edmonton Oilers 0 comments

Since the 2010 NHL Entry Draft, the Edmonton Oilers have had the first-overall pick four times. In addition, they have also drafted third and seventh overall in that span of time. Somehow this team still finds itself in the National Hockey League's basement. Maybe a little more patience is required in order for all of these young pieces to come...

December 5th, 2015 In Edmonton Oilers 0 comments

One would think after leading the Edmonton Oilers in scoring for three of the last five seasons that Jordan Eberle would have bought himself a little bit of rope, but apparently that is not the case. Since making his season debut on November 2nd against the Pittsburgh Penguins, the silky smooth sniper has struggled mightily to find his game....

December 4th, 2015 In Edmonton Oilers 0 comments

Talk about Nail Yakupov being a bust is absurd. A bust is a draft pick that didn't work out, drawing the lines as broadly as possible. A player would need to completely fail, be substantially worse than other players drafted after him or provide low value for the spot they were drafted in the context of their draft class to be considered a...

December 3rd, 2015 In Edmonton Oilers 0 comments

Remember when Cam Talbot was the most coveted goalie of the offseason? We all wondered how much a team would give up to get him on their roster. I was always skeptical, feeling that Talbot was a classic smoke and mirrors case. His small sample size and success behind a stingy Rangers defence made him a risky basket to put your eggs into. I felt...

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