Will The Oilers Take The Best Player Available At The Draft This Summer?

Jonathan Willis
March 07 2012 11:01AM

While virtually every club around espouses “best player available” as their draft strategy, there’s no doubt that the Oilers pay attention to the position played by the guys they’re drafting. If there was any doubt of that, the last episode of Oil Change should have removed it.

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Robin Brownlee
March 06 2012 06:38PM

"Lets go!!!!! #23isback"

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GDB 66.0: Reflecting on Ray Whitney

Jonathan Willis
March 06 2012 12:51PM

I’m not old enough to have a real grasp of hockey history the way people like Lowetide and Bruce McCurdy do. One thing I do know is that ex-Oiler and ex-Shark Ray Whitney has his own special place in it.

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Would You Take Dustin Penner Back?

Jonathan Willis
March 06 2012 10:17AM

Dustin Penner is having a horrible season with the Los Angeles Kings. Five goals and 13 points in 48 games isn’t the sort of production Dean Lombardi expected when he traded for him, and it isn’t going to earn Penner – in the final year of his contract – good dollars next season.

Should the Oilers try to sign him to a bargain contract?

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Tepid Applause for OKC Rookie Forwards

March 05 2012 11:01PM

One of the ways we can see progress among young players--especially rookie pro's--is checking progress in the season's second half. The OKC Barons have played 58 of their 80 games and almost half of those since the Christmas break. Are the kids making progress?

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