Training Wheels

Jonathan Willis
December 30 2014 07:39AM

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On December 15, coming off a 2-0 loss to the New York Rangers, the Edmonton Oilers made the decision to fire head coach Dallas Eakins. It was an inevitable decision, in a lot of ways; coaches just don’t survive teams that post the kind of record that the Oilers did under Eakins’ watch, regardless of whether that record is the fault of the coach or not.

Todd Nelson was promoted from Oklahoma City to replace Eakins on that same day, but for the past two weeks, he's done his job with the general manager hovering over his shoulder. That finally seems to have come to an end. 

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Thank you, thank you!!!

Jason Gregor
December 29 2014 10:44PM

Our 4th annual Month of Giving raised a record amount this year. Thank you very much to all of you who helped make it a great 17 days.

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Reinhart Shines, Canada Drops Finland 4-1

Justin Fisher
December 29 2014 10:13PM

It would appear to be a one-sided victory when you look at the scoreboard, but Team Canada's 4-1 win over Team Finland was close, hard fought one. Finland, desperate to avoid dropping three straight games to open the tournament, kept the game close until late in the third period, but ultimately couldn't contain Canada's explosive offence.

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Edmonton trades Mark Arcobello to Nashville for Derek Roy

Jonathan Willis
December 29 2014 04:28PM

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The Edmonton Oilers have finally made a move to address their centre position; not a big move, it must be admitted, but a move. The team announced on Monday that it had acquired Derek Roy (who cleared waivers earlier in the day) from Nashville in exchange for Mark Arcobello. 

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TCGD - Canada Looks to Stay Perfect

Justin Fisher
December 29 2014 03:47PM

Team Canada is off to an excellent, albeit expected start at this year's World Juniors tournament, winning their first two games with ease. That being said, anything short of a regulation win tonight could put Canada in danger of being leapfrogged by Team USA in the Group A standings. 

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