Stanley Cup Finals Musings

Jason Strudwick
June 09 2015 11:00AM

Built

As a player I always enjoyed analyzing the way both Stanley Cup Final teams were built. It was a good way to compare my own team to the elite squads in the league and to see how far (or close) we were to real success. There were springs where I felt my team wasn't too many pieces away. There were other springs where I just stopped the process entirely.

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Missed Opportunity

Jason Strudwick
December 09 2014 10:55AM

Tyler Pitlick has been granted the skills needed to play in the NHL for a long time. He can skate, shoot and has size. Those three traits have translated into ten year NHL careers for many players. Unfortunately there have also been many players with those three traits that have had a cup of coffee in the NHL. Pitlick needs to ensure this isn't just a cup of coffee visit.

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Reverse Mailbag - My Questions for OilersNation

Jason Strudwick
December 02 2014 06:00PM

YourTurn

Every week I answer five questions from all of you. The good, bad and dumb questions are all answered. It is now your turn to answer mine. I only have three questions. I couldn't compete with your ability to produce five.

Here you go!

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Losing and the long walk through hell

Jason Strudwick
November 24 2014 04:30PM


Saturday night after the Oilers lost to the Blackhawks, I witnessed an event that unfortunately we have seen here too often and one that I have been on the receiving end of. Oilers fans loudly booed the players the last minute of the game and it did not stop there.

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THE NUGE IS COMING ALONG

Jason Strudwick
November 10 2014 06:52PM

What a difference a full off-season of working out can do for a player, especially a young one. The Nuge has evolved this season into a much different player. Most of the change has come through his physical development.

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