CANADA V. USA, DARNELL AND THE OL' 1-2

Lowetide
December 31 2014 07:30AM

Edmonton Oilers' fans are going to get a good look at the future this afternoon, as Team Canada meets Team USA at the World Juniors. For your viewing pleasure: Darnell, plus the 1-2 punch of Connor McDavid and Jack Eichel. All nationalism aside, it's going to be a barn burner!

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WEEKEND UPDATE

Lowetide
December 28 2014 10:09PM

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The minor leaguers, junior players and college men are working their way up and down the organizational depth charts and this week a few good men spiked in a good way. The best among them? Laurent Brossoit. At the world juniors, Darnell Nurse and William Lagesson are impressing on the big stage, and Anton Slepyshev is doing good things for Ufa at the Spengler Cup. It's been a good week for the men bubbling under.

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DEREK ROY ON WAIVERS!

Lowetide
December 28 2014 12:05PM


The Edmonton Oilers are badly in need of help but are not going to deal any draft picks to get better in the short term. A few weeks back, they had a chance to pick up Kyle Chipchura on waivers but declined the opportunity. Today comes news that Derek Roy has been placed on waivers by the Nashville Predators. Does Edmonton grab him?

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GDB 36.0: HIGHWAY STAR

Lowetide
December 27 2014 11:31AM

The Edmonton Oilers are in Calgary tonight for the Battle of Alberta. The northern town's fanbase has been so beaten down expectations are low, low, low. There is a flicker of hope, a puncher's chance but the hockey Gods have been most unkind to Oilers Nation. Is tonight a night when good things happen?

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WORLD JUNIORS DAY ONE

Lowetide
December 26 2014 09:12PM


The world Junior Championships hold sway in this country in a way that can't possibly be justified by the actual prize at sake. No sir. The appeal of the WJ's is the "lore" of the event and many of the significant moments in the tournament's history have been provided by teenagers drafted by the Edmonton Oilers. What does this year's tournament hold for us? Hold on!

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