April 05 2015 08:07PM
Veteran Ryan Hamilton is one of the few healthy men left in Oklahoma City and delivered a strong week for the Barons. Along with goalie Laurent Brossoit, who was brilliant in net, the team went 1-1 in the last seven days.
April 05 2015 09:18AM
David Musil's recall gives us a clear indication about the Edmonton Oilers depth chart and the value management puts on each of their developing prospects. Good news for a few, bad news for many more.
April 03 2015 01:04PM
The Edmonton Oilers need some good goaltending and their best prospect (Laurent Brossoit) remains in the minors. Why? Because it's the right thing to do.
March 31 2015 07:00AM
If Lawson Crouse hadn't shown up on the hockey horizon, we might not have had anything to talk about for the 2015 draft. That's a stretch but the fact remains Crouse has—more than anyone in recent history—divided talent assessors in a big way. Is he a great prospect or a kid who developed into manhood far ahead of the other teenagers of his generation? Where will he play? Can he score consistently? Does he check well enough to be considered an impact checker? What the hell is an impact checker? Lawson Crouse is exhausting even just to talk about. Wait until you see him play!
March 30 2015 07:24AM
What we don't know about goalies is a lot. When scouts talk about forwards or defensemen, or we read an online scouting report, we come away with some idea about the player. He's fast and small, or big and slow, etc. Goalies? Who would play you in the movie? It's difficult to figure out what scouts look for and the verbal we get from scouting services is either so technical it's impossible to understand or it sounds like what we might say when asked the same questions. The entire idea of projecting goalies is voodoo. What's a fan to do?