October 19 2015 10:11AM
When the Edmonton Oilers lost their first four games heading into back-to-back outings on the road against Calgary and Vancouver on the weekend, I had them marked down for a 0-6 start. They don’t beat the Flames. They don’t beat the Canucks. That was the book on them.
October 16 2015 12:01PM
Having had the smirk slapped right off their faces in mid-strut by the Los Angeles Kings – to the delight of many – in the opening round of the 1982 playoffs, the Edmonton Oilers had all the motivation they could possibly need heading into the 1982-83 season.
October 13 2015 11:01AM
With a 0-2 record and just one (fluke) goal to show for those two games, the Edmonton Oilers need to start finding ways to put the puck in the back of the net when they face the Dallas Stars in Texas tonight. I know, thanks for the insight, tips.
October 12 2015 10:44AM
If you had a dollar for every time a NHL general manager has said over the past 20 years he coveted a forward who was not only talented, but big and tough with a nasty edge to him, you could probably retire quite comfortably. Players like that don’t grow on trees.
October 06 2015 01:16PM
Sports fans and media types alike love making predictions. If we’re right, or even remotely close, we can say,” I called it,” whether our choice of crystal ball is flipping a coin, reading tea leaves, delving into analytics or relying on the still-popular combination of gut and eyeballs.