August 01 2015 08:00AM
**The first post in an ongoing series - Robin Brownlee re-lives the 2000-01 Oilers season **
Aside from Edmonton’s unlikely run to the 2006 Stanley Cup final, Craig MacTavish’s first year as head coach after moving up from assistant coach and taking over from Kevin Lowe was probably his most successful behind Edmonton’s bench.
July 28 2015 08:00AM
It’s an understatement to say Connor McDavid is generating the kind of expectations and anticipation we haven’t experienced since Sidney Crosby entered the NHL in 2005, and that hullabaloo isn’t limited to fans of the Edmonton Oilers.
July 20 2015 02:14PM
I’ll let others debate exactly where Glen Sather belongs in the NHL’s history books. What I know is Sather damn sure belongs up in the rafters at Rexall Place, and that’s exactly where he’ll finally be when the Oilers honor their former coach, president and GM with a banner raising Dec. 11.
July 14 2015 11:38AM
If you’re like me, you were probably skeptical Bob Nicholson would have the ability and the mandate from owner Daryl Katz to clean up the mess the Edmonton Oilers have been for years on end when he was unveiled as the team’s Big Boss in April.
July 11 2015 12:00PM
The Players’ Tribune is fast becoming one of the must-read sites for hockey fans. The latest article of interest, particularly to followers of the Edmonton Oilers, is Sheldon Souray’s The Wannabe.