October 15 2014 10:35AM
On many levels, preaching patience and telling people to step away from the ledge in the first days of the NHL season until they have the benefit of a longer look makes all the sense in the world. That’s exactly what Jonathan Willis wrote in his A Big Tall Glass of Calmdown Juice piece yesterday.
October 07 2014 08:19PM
If most of the cards fall their way, I won’t be shocked if the Edmonton Oilers improve by 20 points this season. I will be surprised, however, if they end an eight-year playoff drought and make it to the post-season in the Western Conference for the first time since reaching the Stanley Cup final in 2006.
October 05 2014 05:55PM
A cynic might suggest that Edmonton Oilers’ coach Dallas Eakins had the names of the centres he intended to keep on his 23-man roster written in ink before training camp started, despite what he said today.
October 03 2014 10:43AM
When a team uses the first overall pick in the NHL Entry Draft to take a player, it goes without saying that it’s in the best interests of that team to do everything reasonably possible to ensure the player develops, succeeds and thrives.
September 28 2014 09:51AM
Would Ryan Nugent-Hopkins or Jordan Eberle or Justin Schultz of the Edmonton Oilers have the first clue what to do if an opposing player jumped them or forced them into a fight? Could they defend themselves?