October 25 2010 09:27AM
It is very early in the NHL season, but this morning the Oilers find themselves on a four game losing streak and sitting in 30th place. They have three games in hand on the Devils, and sit one point back of them, but I don't think any player thought they'd be in 30th six games into the season.
October 21 2010 02:56PM
After what seems like an eternity, the Oilers are back on the ice tonight against the Minnesota Wild. When you have four days between games and only four games in the first 16 days of the season, today many Oiler fans are uttering words they thought they'd never say,"I'm really pumped about about watching the Wild tonight."
October 21 2010 11:21AM
We always hear that a player needs to find a role, accept that role and then excel at it if they want to be a difference maker. The lucky ones get to be goal scorers or point producers, but they are a rarity. The majority of players who stay in the league for an extended period of time have to find a role, and excel at it.
October 19 2010 01:40PM
Tom Renney juggled his top three lines in practice this morning at Millenium Place, but was this just a way to get the attention of his players, or will Renney keep these new combinations in tact for Thursday's game v. the Wild?
October 18 2010 01:58PM
The Oilers had yesterday off and today they did an off-ice workout and some film study. They will be back on the ice tomorrow at Millenium Place, SMACKDOWN is at Rexall, and you can bet that Tom Renney will be want to focus on a few areas. Faceoffs is an obvious weakness right now, but there are other areas that he need work.