May 24 2009 11:28AM
Jim Matheson takes a surprising amount of flack around the blogosphere, but the fact of the matter is that he’s connected, intelligent, and been around the Edmonton Oilers for a long time. His latest article is a must-read and gives us our clearest look yet into the search for a new head coach.
May 23 2009 10:43PM
I recently picked up the new THN Draft Preview. There are things – a lot of things, for the matter - that The Hockey News does that I’m not fond of, but their draft preview is always worth the money and this year’s edition was no exception.
May 15 2009 01:33PM
On Wednesday, Lowetide ran a piece (Disconnect?) which took a look at Kevin Prendergast’s public comments on Oilers’ prospect Riley Nash.
May 14 2009 04:04PM
Every so often I’ll go to the Oilers’ official site and break down a player’s season into ten-game segments (what can I say, I have an exciting life). Generally, there’s a lot of variation from segment to segment – something which makes me skeptical about judging a player’s playoff performance, since even the best players will have lousy ten-game segments.
May 13 2009 01:49PM
Ryan Malone’s a player I’ve liked for a while, although I was opposed to the Oilers chasing him last summer because I thought he would be overpaid, both in actual dollars and in term. Turns out that the Tampa Bay Lightning wanted to take a chance, and now Malone has six more years at a 4.5MM dollar cap hit.