April 18 2016 02:45PM
Even though the Edmonton Oilers aren't involved in the playoffs, there are numerous story lines which could become intertwined with the Oilers this off-season.
April 18 2016 12:38PM
When the NHL introduced a coach’s challenge for offside plays this season, I was all for it. No matter what the sport, I’ve long been a get-it-right guy, especially when multiple angles on replays allow officials, be they on the ice, in the press box or outside the rink altogether, to eliminate human error.
April 18 2016 07:00AM
Whether you're killing time at work or sitting around in your Baggedmilk pyjamas, the Mailbag is here to help you kill off a little bit of company time on a Monday. Whether that time killed is company time, or time killed until it's socially acceptable to drink - we don't care - I'm just happy that we're spending this time together. Thank you. As always, I need questions for next week's Mailbag so if you have a question you'd like to ask you can email me or hit me up on Twitter. Until then, I present another edition of the Mailbag.
April 17 2016 12:16PM
The AHL season is done, meaning the pro side of Edmonton Oilers hockey ops goes dark for another season. A year without playoffs on any level cannot be viewed as a success, but the kids on the farm did make some progress. Using NHL equivalencies (Christian Roatis was my sliderule) it is fascinating to view the current crop of prospects.
April 16 2016 04:59PM
Several days ago I wrote about Connor McDavid’s effect on linemates. The article looked specifically at the point production of middle tier players Patrick Maroon, Nail Yakupov, and Benoit Pouliot. These players all received a significant boost to their scoring while lining up with the wonder rookie. Now it’s time to look at the effect he had on the already elite scoring Jordan Eberle.