October 12 2012 08:29PM
Ryan Nugent-Hopkins and Jordan Eberle may yet light up the American Hockey League, but it didn’t happen for them in their first game of the season. Instead, both were held off the score-sheet despite a seemingly limitless run of power plays, and the Oklahoma City Barons dropped their opening game.
October 11 2012 11:44AM
What is the Oilers’ current status at all positions? The finalization of Oklahoma’s roster gives us some clues as to where the various depth players stand. After the jump, my take on the Oilers’ depth chart in all positions.
October 08 2012 12:13PM
After the jump: thoughts on the latest moves in Oklahoma City, wondering how long the lockout will last, and getting John Muckler's views on being an NHL general manager.
October 07 2012 09:13AM
After the jump: why the 2012-13 season won't be cancelled, looking at the possibility of replacement players, trying to identify players that raise their game in the post-season, and a lot more.
October 05 2012 07:17AM
It is commonly accepted that Barry Fraser and the Oilers’ scouting staff did tremendous work early in the team’s NHL existence, laying the foundation for the dynasty years.
It is also commonly accepted that during the mid-1990’s, the same group undermined the team, squandering a host of early picks and ultimately failing to produce an adequate supply of young talent for the team.
Less well known is this: that the poor work of that scouting staff during the dynasty years helped bring an end to the powerhouse Oilers.