FINALLY, PATIENCE MAKES SENSE

Robin Brownlee
August 23 2015 12:00PM

patience

The Edmonton Oilers have been making promises and preaching patience for so long, eye-rolling revulsion at the cheque-is-in-the-mail pitch coming out of hockey operations has almost become a gag reflex with fans. With good reason.

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ANTICIPATION

Robin Brownlee
August 18 2015 02:00PM

HallMcDavid

It’s not surprising that during the slowest part of the NHL off-season a couple of speed demons hogged the headlines Monday as Connor McDavid and Taylor Hall of the Edmonton Oilers took a twirl together at the BioSteel Pro Hockey Camp in Toronto.

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PICKING THE TOP 100 OILERS

Robin Brownlee
August 12 2015 08:00AM

Best

Back on Aug. 5 we had the writers at Oilersnation put their heads together, come up with half-a-brain and compile what we considered the best 23-man roster of players who’d ever suited up for the Edmonton Oilers in the NHL.

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RE-LIVE THE EDMONTON OILERS 2002-03 SEASON

Robin Brownlee
August 06 2015 08:00AM

NHL2003

**The third post in an ongoing series - Robin Brownlee re-lives the 2002-03 Oilers season ** 

In an era when the Oilers were either just in or just out of the Western Conference playoffs, the 2002-03 season started badly and ended worse. In between, it was a campaign that would see the Oilers just in again with 92 points, a gaudy 13 points ahead of the ninth-place Chicago Blackhawks.

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RE-LIVE THE EDMONTON OILERS 2001-02 SEASON

Robin Brownlee
August 04 2015 10:25AM

NHL2002

**The second post in an ongoing series - Robin Brownlee re-lives the 2001-02 Oilers season **

The 2001-02 season really began in the summer with the trade of captain and leading scorer Doug Weight, who became yet another casualty of economics during a difficult era of tight budgets and cash calls for team ownership.

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