11 FOR THE OILERS (EVENTUALLY)

Lowetide
October 09 2016 05:44PM


The Edmonton Oilers are getting closer to being a contender, but the team still needs AHL prospects and junior kids pushing up the depth chart. We are through preseason and it is very interesting to see who scored well, who is still around, and who didn't get much of a look. Here are 11 players who surprised—good and bad—in the last three weeks.

Read Article | 20 Comments

GDB -1.0: IT'S ALL HAPPENING!

Lowetide
October 08 2016 01:00PM

AUTOPARTS-HOR-3C-LIGHT-BG-Converti

Connor McDavid is the captain of the Oilers, and October means snow in Edmonton. After that? The Edmonton Oilers roster is in a state of flux—and one suspects Peter Chiarelli is not finished tinkering for opening night.

Read Article | 150 Comments

GRIN AND BERRA

Lowetide
October 05 2016 06:48PM


Reto Berra is on waivers tonight, the Florida Panthers finding themselves with an embarrassment of riches in net as the season nears. For the Edmonton Oilers and Peter Chiarelli, it is an extreme opportunity to right a possible wrong of summer—and shore up an extremely important position.

Read Article | 47 Comments

WEEKEND UPDATE!

Lowetide
October 02 2016 06:43PM


The Edmonton Oilers are in the middle of pre-season and most of the prospects are now playing games for their club teams in junior and Europe. Soon, AHL pre-season and the college year will have all the prospects in the system playing hockey. Here is a look at how things are going so far.

Read Article | 7 Comments

GETTING MIGHTY CROWDED

Lowetide
October 02 2016 10:43AM


There are been some good times for Nail Yakupov in Edmonton, but each fall brings the same questions. Does he have four years' experience, or one year's experience four times? Why does he have such a difficult time playing such a relatively easy position (defensively)? Can he make enough of a difference to play consistently on a scoring line? We have to be at some kind of crossroads, right?

Read Article | 35 Comments