April 17 2015 08:41AM
We all know the Oilers goaltending was, at best, a complete and total disaster last year (and the year before). Deep down in our hearts, we know this to be true. Still though, there are going to be people who refuse to believe that goaltending was to blame. Yes, Scrivens and Fasth were dead last among their peers in almost every important category, but…you know…that defense, or something. Obviously the people who say these things are wrong, but it’s not entirely their fault. It’s the way they were raised.
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April 17 2015 06:30AM
The first round, Leaf's mass firing, Canucks defense could be problematic, Jets least likely to win Cup, Jay Feaster's Flames, a look at Mac T's first 2 years as Oilers GM and more in this week's Roundup brought to you by DraftKings.
April 16 2015 11:20AM
As fans of the Edmonton Oilers are well aware, it’s been just a week short of nine years since their team began an unexpected and mesmerizing march to the 2006 Stanley Cup final, starting with an unlikely upset of the Detroit Red Wings to open the first round of the playoffs.
April 15 2015 07:49PM
The NHL edition of the Battle of Alberta has not been much of a heated rivalry for many years. Either the Oilers were decent and the Flames stunk, or the Oilers were terrible and the Flames were okay, but, sadly quite often both franchises were bottom-feeders.
Right now, it seems the biggest rival the Oilers have during the Battle of Alberta involves The Edmonton Rush.
April 15 2015 02:49PM
This week has been rife with highs and lows for Nail Yakupov. He scored Saturday in the season's final game, signed a two-year deal with the Oilers and was on his way to the Worlds to play for Russia. Now this.