September 03 2016 08:37PM
Five years after a draft is a good time to evaluate—and even then, there are prospects who are not completely known. Brandon Davidson from the 2010 draft took until 2015-16 and we may be seeing a straggler or two from the Edmonton list in 2011. Let's have a look.
September 02 2016 06:32PM
Every September we sit around the giant fire in the backyard, drinking beverages and talking about incoming prospects who have a chance to make the Oilers. As the evening wears on, the conversations get more outrageous, but these are good times. Grab a brew, let's get started.
September 02 2016 09:30AM
“Walk softly and carry a big stick,” or so the old saying goes. In the case of former Edmonton Oiler defenseman Dave Manson, it was talk softly and carry a big stick – he didn’t have any choice after being punched in the throat in a fight with Sergio Momesso in 1992, suffering damaged vocal cords.
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September 02 2016 05:00AM
Jets name new Captain, the Florida Panthers like CanucksArmy, ESPN likes the Leafs prospects, projecting the Canucks and Flames scoring this season, Taylor Hall speaks after digesting trade from Oilers, a classic star fight, hockey hair, win tickets to the premier of Ice Guardians and more in this week's Nation Roundup brought to you by Violent Gentlemen.
September 01 2016 03:30PM
The single-biggest difference between the 2015-16 and 2016-17 editions of the Edmonton Oilers isn’t the result of a trade, or a signing, or a draft pick. It doesn’t spring from a hiring or a firing.
All that is required, rather, is good health, because with good health Connor McDavid could play twice as many minutes next season as he did last year.