BUILDING THE PERFECT BEAST

Lowetide
July 13 2015 10:18AM

The Edmonton Oilers have an exceptional group of young talents but are not yet a team. This fall, for the first time since Tom Renney's hiring, the club will be led by a veteran NHL coach. That's a big deal, and one of the more interesting things we'll be looking for is how Todd McLellan deploys the troops. Here's a quick first glance.

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Monday Mailbag - July 13th

baggedmilk
July 13 2015 08:01AM

Mailbag

Whether you're killing company time, or reacquainting with your couch, the mailbag is here to help you make it through another Monday. As always, I've got five more of your questions that need answers from our panel of heroes and experts.  This feature depends on you and if you have a question you can email it to me at baggedmilk@oilersnation.com or hit me up on Twitter at @jsbmbaggedmilk. Without further adieu - the mailbag. 

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IS LUKE GAZDIC A PART OF THE FUTURE?

Lowetide
July 12 2015 01:40PM


Luke Gazdic is a young, effective enforcer. The role may be heading toward extinction but the Edmonton Oilers still employ one. Will Gazdic be here in a year?

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AT RANDOM

Robin Brownlee
July 11 2015 12:00PM

The Players’ Tribune is fast becoming one of the must-read sites for hockey fans. The latest article of interest, particularly to followers of the Edmonton Oilers, is Sheldon Souray’s The Wannabe.

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HOW MANY ROOKIES?

Lowetide
July 11 2015 10:17AM

McLellan capture 1

During Todd McLellan's seven seasons in San Jose, exactly five players classified as rookies dressed for 60 or more games—all of them forwards. As we prepare to watch McLellan evaluate and deploy the Oilers for 2015-16, how many rookies should we expect to see? Not many.

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