December 12 2011 09:02AM
When Taylor Hall was injured on November 26th the Oilers said he'd be out 2-4 weeks. Two weeks was this past Saturday, and if you split his diagnosis down the middle three weeks will be this Saturday in San Jose. The Oilers play Thursday in Phoenix, and I suspect we might see Hall either Thursday or Saturday.
December 11 2011 10:05PM
Another week, another update of the Nation Network Hockey Pool. This week features a new leader in the standings.
December 11 2011 06:05PM
In the end, it doesn't matter who is to blame, what went wrong or why it went bad. When a relationship has passed the point of no return, it's not a matter of if it ends, but when. You can almost hear the tick, tick, tick of time winding down. I suspect the Edmonton Oilers and Ales Hemsky are nearing the start of that countdown.
December 11 2011 11:44AM
When it comes to minor league teams, Oiler history is a "mixed bag." Some seasons delivered quality prospects while the minor league team was a loser or also-ran, and some teams were winners without sending much to the show. This year's OKC Barons have a lot of interesting stories.
December 10 2011 09:57PM
Andy Sutton's eight-game suspension for the high charge he took at Alexei Ponikarovsky of the Carolina Hurricanes Wednesday is neither too harsh nor too lenient. While the Edmonton Oilers and fans might disagree, my sense is NHL disciplinarian Brendan Shanahan got it right today.