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?
September 22 2014 12:03PM
It’s way too early into our introduction to Leon Draisaitl to arrive at any conclusions as to what he’ll be as a finished product, but with what we’ve seen of him so far at training camp with the Edmonton Oilers, it’s probably safe to say he comes as advertised. This is a good thing.
September 18 2014 02:40PM
The first puck hasn’t yet dropped for the on-ice portion of 2014 training camp for the Edmonton Oilers, but I don’t see a lot of questions regarding what the team’s opening night roster will look like.
September 15 2014 12:40PM
Jordan Eberle and Ryan Nugent-Hopkins occupy positions at the top of the marquee and the pay scale with the Edmonton Oilers, so it’s no big surprise GM Craig MacTavish expects them to perform like it.