Where Does Luke Gazdic Fit on This Team?

Jonathan Willis
October 13 2014 06:30AM


A lot has been written about the death of the enforcer. I don’t think we’re there yet, but I do find it pretty interesting that after a pair of games against the Oilers two most hated rivals injured heavyweight Luke Gazdic hasn’t really been missed.

It’s also not at all clear where he slides into the lineup if and when the Oilers decide they do want to insert him.

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The Edmonton Oilers need a good left-side defencemen

Jonathan Willis
October 12 2014 01:00PM


Two games in and it looks like Craig MacTavish’s offseason work has paid off up front. The Oilers are bigger, deeper and more capable at forward than they’ve been in ages.

The defence, on the other hand, has not been very good at all.

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Calgary Flames' Minor League Thug Trevor Gillies Loses Tenuous Grasp on Sanity

Jonathan Willis
October 11 2014 12:00PM

Another Friday night, another ugly moment in the checkered career of Trevor Gillies, face-puncher for hire.

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WWYDW: Solve the Oilers' defensive logjam

Jonathan Willis
October 08 2014 01:12PM

Today we continue a new series – What Would You Do Wednesday? This puts our readers in hypothetical control of the Edmonton Oilers and asks them to solve the organization’s problems. Today, our focus turns to the defence.

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Edmonton Oilers make their final cuts of training camp

Jonathan Willis
October 05 2014 11:45AM


The Edmonton Oilers played their last preseason game on Saturday night, and on Sunday morning the axe fell. The team announced that they had waived a number of players, demoted some others and by the end of it all a pretty clear picture of the final roster had emerged. 

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