December 30 2014 01:11PM
Newly acquired Matt Fraser and Derek Roy will make their Oilers debut tonight against the defending Stanley Cup champion, Los Angeles Kings.
Buckle up boys, it might be a bumpy ride compared to your time in Nashville and Boston.
December 29 2014 10:44PM
Our 4th annual Month of Giving raised a record amount this year. Thank you very much to all of you who helped make it a great 17 days.
December 29 2014 11:20AM
The Oilers organization needs an overhaul. The results this season and over the past seven years reflect a team that has lost its way off and on the ice. Nine years without a playoff appearance, with the last seven seasons being incredibly painful.
The Oilers are 177-255-62 since the beginning of the 2008-2009 season. They have had six consecutive top-ten picks in the at span: 10th, 1st, 1st, 1st, 7th, 3rd and are on their way to another 1st or 2nd pick.
Many things need to change, but where should Daryl Katz begin?
December 23 2014 11:54AM
Festivus was made famous by Frank Costanza in the Seinfeld episode "The Strike" in 1997. He invented the holiday to serve as an alternate instead of participating in the pressures and commercialism of Christmas. On December 23rd, Frank and his family would celebrate Festivus.
There was a Festivus dinner, an unadorned aluminum pole, and fun activities such as the Airing of Grievances and Feats of Strength. If George could pin his father in a wrestling match Festivus would conclude for that year. There was also the labeling of easily explainable events as "Festivus miracles."
It is fitting that Edmonton's final game before the Christmas break falls on Festivus. Regardless of the outcome tonight, the Oilers will enter the Christmas break with their lowest win total in franchise history.
Oilers fans have a lot of grievances this year.
December 22 2014 11:08AM
Mondays can be especially rough for some people. I've always liked Mondays, mainly because there is so much to discuss from the weekend in sports.
It was another tough weekend for Oilers fans, but as I walked down the stairs after last night's 6-5 SO loss to Dallas I overheard two Oilers fans talking:
"You know, when you are indifferent these types of losses don't even bother me," said a fan to his buddy.