The Development Myth

Jonathan Willis
October 08 2008 01:21PM

A common refrain among fans of all stripes, and probably in all sports for that matter, is the need to “play the kids”.

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Mike Gillis wins one

Jonathan Willis
October 06 2008 02:22PM

Two of the league’s more entertaining teams (in the front office, anyway) pulled off a trade with some interesting ramifications today.

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Apropos of Nothing

Jonathan Willis
October 06 2008 01:55PM

It’s been a painful process watching the development of Oilers’ goaltenders. The most successful home-developed goaltender to this point of Kevin Lowe’s tenure has been Ty Conklin

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Northwest Division Preview: Edmonton Oilers

Jonathan Willis
October 05 2008 03:08PM

In Kevin Lowe’s final season as the team’s General Manager, the Oilers took major steps to improve their roster from top to bottom

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The Edmonton Oilers and their record at the draft: 2002

Jonathan Willis
October 01 2008 01:39PM


As part of an ongoing series, I’m evaluating the Edmonton Oilers performance at the draft during Kevin Lowe’s tenure in comparison to the NHL as a whole.

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