March 12 2013 12:18AM
Of the Oilers’ pending unrestricted free agents, none is more vital to the team than Ladislav Smid.
March 11 2013 02:55PM
There’s a school of thought that suggests playoff hockey is war, and the team with the biggest, strongest players will carry the day every time. Is that kind of team necessary to win in the post-season, and if so what do the Oilers need to do to get there themselves?
March 09 2013 09:38PM
The chart above comes courtesy of Rob Vollman, who has done some work here at the Nation and writes all over the place. It shows where the Oilers have started their shifts this year, what kind of opposition they have faced, and how well they have fared in terms of generating more shot attempts than the other team (big blue bubble = good, big red bubble = bad).
It’s an interesting way of looking at players.
March 09 2013 11:56AM
The Edmonton Oilers 2013 season did not fall apart during a nine-game road trip. The nine-game road trip was simply the point in the season when a summer of inept management finally caught up to the team.
March 04 2013 09:17AM
Photo: Michael Miller/Wikimedia
On Monday morning, the Edmonton Oilers' official Twitter feed announced that the club had acquired forward Mike Brown from Toronto in exchange for a fourth-round draft pick in 2014.