November 16th, 2015 In Edmonton Oilers, Oilers Prospects 0 comments

No one ever said this was going to be easy. While the Edmonton Oilers have their issues, most notably their defence, inconsistent netminding and no Connor McDavid for the foreseeable future, it looks as though this group will be able to at least give itself a fighting chance on most nights and much of that can be attributed to the play of Leon...

November 14th, 2015 In Edmonton Oilers, Oilers Goaltending, Top Stories 0 comments

  Surprise the Edmonton Oilers have problems, Connor McDavid might be one of them but there's a giant list that would make Jay Z's 99 Problems seem light. One of them is the never ending battle in trying to find a capable goaltender. Then again maybe the Oilers already have? There will always be two sides to any argument and in regards...

November 12th, 2015 In Editor's Choice, Edmonton Oilers, Oilers Prospects 0 comments

While we may just be seven games into Darnell Nurse’s rookie season with the Edmonton Oilers, the talented blueliner has already managed to become of a fan favourite during his brief time in the NHL. Be it his ability to move the puck up ice, a willingness to engage in the physical side of the game, the exuberance he brings to the rink on a...

November 12th, 2015 In Edmonton Oilers, Montreal Canadiens, Prospects 0 comments

The 2015-16 NHL regular season has been the year of the rookie through a month and a half. Multiple rookies are lighting up the scoring sheets, keeping pace with the best of the best. Two phenoms held the majority of the hype coming into the season, in the most recent first and second overall draft picks, Connor McDavid and Jack Eichel. But...

November 11th, 2015 In Editor's Choice, Edmonton Oilers, Oilers Management 0 comments

So here we are. Thanks to Connor McDavid crashing into the end boards against the Philadelphia Flyers and breaking his collarbone, the Edmonton Oilers suddenly find themselves in an all too familiar situation. For the last number of years, this organization has lacked depth at the centre position and, while it was still an issue heading into...

November 10th, 2015 In Edmonton Oilers, Oilers Management 0 comments

So why is a San Jose Sharks writer chipping in about the Edmonton Oilers? In this case, it is because there is a silver lining to the recent injury to Connor McDavid (discussed in this link by THW's Marcy Di Michelle and Mike Straw) that this Sharks writer is very familiar with – new Oilers head coach Todd McLellan. The Oilers have reason to...

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