HOW GOOD IS MATHEW BARZAL?

Lowetide
March 29 2015 10:19AM

Mathew Barzal is an exceptional young hockey player. Size concerns and a significant injury have him lagging behind the top of the draft in terms of buzz, but don't be fooled about him. Young Barzal is among the very best players available in this year's draft.

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GDB 75.0: OUT OF TIME

Lowetide
March 27 2015 01:37PM

The Edmonton Oilers have the best fans. Full stop. Oilers Nation stepped willingly into the elevator shaft of rebuilding X years ago (your mileage may vary) and they're still taking the LRT or driving down to Rexall through the wind, hail, sleet and snow. Edmonton Oilers fans possess faith eternal, they are worth celebrating all days. Today, the organization takes the time to say thanks.

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WEEKEND UPDATE!

Lowetide
March 22 2015 06:20PM

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Josh Winquist took advantage of added playing time (due to injury, illness and callups) and posted a strong week for the Oklahoma City Barons. The last seven days also saw outstanding performances by Leon Draisaitl in Kelowna and Kyle Platzer in Owen Sound. 

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MACT'S WORST MOVE, YEAR TWO (YOU MAKE THE CALL!)

Lowetide
March 22 2015 10:11AM

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Year two of the Craig MacTavish regime went sideways in a hurry and kept on going. Another lost season that looked strangely like the last one resulted in a fired coach, several defensive media avails and a (mostly) universal case of lost faith in the team leadership. The list of questionable moves? It's a long one.

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GDB 72.0: HOW HIGH CAN YOU FLY?

Lowetide
March 21 2015 12:38PM

The Edmonton Oilers take to the ice against a famous opponent tonight. Some of the grandest scripts in franchise history were written against the men from Philly and one day a game like tonight might mean something for both sides. Tonight? Running out the string. Important things can happen during these times and for the Oilers it's all about good health for Chance and the developing department of youth.

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