OUT AMONG THE STARS

Lowetide
September 09 2016 10:55PM


The Edmonton Oilers, historically, are not a strong destination for veteran NHL players who miss out on the big money of free agency. If I asked you to recall the last actual NHL player who attended Oilers camp on a tryout offer, what would your answer be? My answer after the break.

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LAST SPOT ON THE MAGIC BUS (AGAIN)

Lowetide
September 07 2016 09:06PM


A year ago, we were talking about the one open spot among the Oilers top two lines: 2RW. Today, on the eve of training camp, 2RW stands as the unsolved mystery inside the top 6F.

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WEEKEND UPDATE!

Lowetide
September 04 2016 07:15PM


The hockey is happening! Across many leagues, levels and countries, Oilers players and prospects are in action. Here's a quick look at progress, with an emphasis on the bubbling under prospects.

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ANTON SLEPYSHEV AND THE 2016-17 OILERS

Lowetide
September 04 2016 11:05AM

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The Edmonton Oilers are set at center (if Leon Draisaitl plays there) and left wing for the coming year, but the right side up front has some question marks. There is plenty of potential behind Jordan Eberle, but who gets the 2R job? The 3R role? Anton Slepsyshev broke camp with the big club a year ago, can he do it again?

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FIVE LONG YEARS (2011 DRAFT)

Lowetide
September 03 2016 08:37PM


Five years after a draft is a good time to evaluate—and even then, there are prospects who are not completely known. Brandon Davidson from the 2010 draft took until 2015-16 and we may be seeing a straggler or two from the Edmonton list in 2011. Let's have a look.

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