King Ethan

Lowetide
August 20 2011 02:55PM

The Los Angeles Kings continue to stock up on former Oiler left wingers. Word this aftenoon  that Ethan Moreau will sign this week on the left coast.

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Why Worry?

Lowetide
August 19 2011 09:12PM

Word today that Hockey Night In Canada's coverage of Edmonton Oiler games will be lower this season is causing some heartache. One question: Why?

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You Don't Know What You Don't Know

Lowetide
August 18 2011 10:34PM

Hockey's Future has their latest Oiler top 20 list up (courtesy Lawrence Bailey) and it's an interesting and informative list. It gives the reader a nice overview of each player and where they stand in the organization. I mention it because it brings up one of my favorite subjects: how best to evaluate a prospect.

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Day 51

Lowetide
August 16 2011 06:49PM

The long days and sleepless nights continue for Dean Lombardi. Horribly wronged and forced to see his summer hobbled by evildoers, he waits and waits for justice while Gary Bettman sits by the pool and the Edmonton Oilers dance a jig. When will the madness end? 

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Comparables

Lowetide
August 15 2011 10:20AM

When it comes to projecting junior age prospects into the future, there are a few tools at our disposal. Among them are Desjardins' NHL equivalencies and "comparables." The better the NHLE, the more impressive the comparable, the more excited we can be about the current prospect. Hold on to your hats!

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