June 06 2011 01:00PM
It is much easier being tough on the Internet than it is being a tough guy in the NHL, and while I've always respected the guys who are willing to throw down on a regular basis and risk getting KO'ed, all arrows point to the Oilers making a massive overhaul in their toughness department.
June 05 2011 09:41AM
Sometimes it's hard to identify the villain in the piece. In the most recent Toy Story movie, everyone looked like the good guy but as we know that wasn't the case. In regard to the Edmonton Oilers front office, it seems equally impossible to identify the heroes and good guys.
June 04 2011 08:18AM
There seems to be a lot of concern among OilersNation draft observers about making the wrong choice at number one in this year's edition. There's another way to look at this: there are no wrong answers. Not from here.
June 03 2011 01:06AM
If you don't see this picture in three weeks then I'd be very surprised, and you should be disappointed. I've said since March the Oilers should draft Ryan Nugent-Hopkins, and after speaking with many scouts the past month on my show and via text, there is no doubt in my mind he is they guy they should, and will, call on June 24th.
June 02 2011 06:44PM
Ryan Whitney has a lot going for him. He's a quality NHL defenseman (an endangered species in our town), a wonderful twitter author and is generally well thought-of by those "in the know". However, I think he's about to spike in popularity among Oiler fans. Why? Read on.