February 28 2016 07:00AM
Whether you started watching the Edmonton Oilers during their WHA days or when they entered the NHL in 1979-80, if you saw Brett Callighen play, you’ll remember him as the speedy and rambunctious left winger who went from being an undrafted college player to riding shotgun for a teenager named Wayne Gretzky.
February 24 2016 07:00AM
Jimmy Carson’s biggest shortcoming during his brief time with the Edmonton Oilers wasn’t that he didn’t produce. He did, amassing 50 goals and 103 points in just 84 games. Carson’s failing was that he wasn’t Wayne Gretzky and, really, what was he supposed to do about that?
February 23 2016 02:30PM
The Edmonton Oilers haven’t been good enough this season and there will be changes. That isn’t Captain Obvious or Joe Fan speaking, that was Oiler GM Peter Chiarelli this morning at Rexall Place.
February 17 2016 01:00PM
Nail Yakupov fans got what they’d been calling for when coach Todd McLellan finally gave their man his chance to line-up alongside Connor McDavid again in the second period against the Anaheim Ducks at Rexall Place Tuesday. To understate, Yakupov blew it.
February 15 2016 09:43AM
I met Raffi Torres for the first time at the 2000 NHL Entry Draft in Calgary. Like many of the young men who filed into the room to meet reporters that day, the likes of Rick DiPietro, Dany Heatley and Scott Hartnell, Torres was nervous, dutifully answering the same old questions as best he could.