The Lockout Ends: Now What?

Jonathan Willis
January 06 2013 11:21AM

The NHL lockout finally came to an end thanks to a marathon bargaining session that started Saturday and stretched into the early hours of Sunday morning. So what happens next for the Edmonton Oilers?

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Canada’s medal streak ends as Nail Yakupov and the Russians win bronze

Jonathan Willis
January 05 2013 05:29AM

For the first time since 1998, Canada leaves the World Junior championships without a medal. Nail Yakupov scored two goals as the Russians won by a score of 6-5 in a sloppy, back and forth affair.

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USA 5 – Canada 1: Anatomy of an Implosion

Jonathan Willis
January 03 2013 06:32AM

Canada suffered an awful defeat in the semifinals on Thursday morning to eliminate them from contention for the gold medal. What happened?

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The Edmonton Oilers Forward Depth

Jonathan Willis
January 02 2013 12:15PM

How many forwards does the average NHL team need in a season? Which prospects in the system have the best chance of being called up? Do the Oilers have enough quality guys in their minor-league system, or is it something they need to strengthen?

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The Edmonton Oilers Defensive Depth

Jonathan Willis
December 31 2012 09:10AM

What sort of shape is the Oilers’ blue line in? Is it good enough to play if/when NHL hockey returns?

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