August 12th, 2016 In Edmonton Oilers, Player Profiles, Top Stories 0 comments

Well, the 2016-17 NHL season is rapidly approaching, and once again the perpetually poor Edmonton Oilers will look to regain relevance in a League which they once dominated some three decades ago. Yet, this Oilers season seems to retain a newfound aura of optimism, one not felt to such an extent in quite some time. Sure, it was a tough...

August 10th, 2016 In Editor's Choice, Edmonton Oilers, Trades Contracts and Transactions 0 comments

Over the past five NHL seasons, ranging from 2011-16, no team in the League has allowed more Goals Against (GA) than the Edmonton Oilers. In fact, the Oilers' 1148 GA in their 376 games played over that period of time equates to a horrific 3.05 GA/GP, a mark which is in no way flattering considering Edmonton produced just 2.45 GF/GP over...

August 7th, 2016 In Editor's Choice, Edmonton Oilers, Top Stories 0 comments

It may be hard to believe but it appears as though the Edmonton Oilers have three capable centres of playing top six minutes for the first time in franchise history. While the guys wearing No. 99 and No. 11 drove the bus during the “Glory Years”, none of those teams featured the potential three-headed monster Todd McLellan will have at his...

August 5th, 2016 In Edmonton Oilers, News, Winnipeg Jets 0 comments

The Winnipeg Jets and Edmonton Oilers announced the rosters for the 2016 Heritage Classic Alumni Game on Friday at an event in Winnipeg. The highlight is without a doubt the reunion of Wayne Gretzky and Mark Messier, who will don Edmonton Oilers sweaters together. Other highlights joining Edmonton include Grant Fuhr, Bill Ranford, Paul Coffey,...

July 30th, 2016 In Bakersfield Condors, Edmonton Oilers, Oilers Prospects 0 comments

As you've more than likely already read online the Edmonton Oilers have loaned prospect Bogdan Yakimov to the KHL for the 2016-17 season. This move didn't come without gripes from the organization and a move that all but seals another failed attempt by the Oilers to develop a Russian-born player. Yakimov had an intriguing skill set. It's very...

July 28th, 2016 In Edmonton Oilers, Long Read, Top Stories 0 comments

Could this be the year? The Edmonton Oilers have long been mired in a state of perpetual irrelevance, struggling each and every year for over a decade to regain prominence in the NHL. Looking back, it is truly incredible just how futile Edmonton's play has been. The Oilers, as we know, have not clinched a post-season berth since their last...

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