Monday Mailbag - August 24th

August 24 2015 08:00AM


Another weekend is in the books and that means the search begins for ways to kill company time. As always, the mailbag is here for you. If you have a question you want to ask you can email me at or hit me up on Twitter at @jsbmbaggedmilk. This segment only works with your participation so let me know what's on your mind and our writers will help you learn something. 

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Robin Brownlee
August 23 2015 12:00PM


The Edmonton Oilers have been making promises and preaching patience for so long, eye-rolling revulsion at the cheque-is-in-the-mail pitch coming out of hockey operations has almost become a gag reflex with fans. With good reason.

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August 23 2015 09:54AM

davidson ferguson

I get a few requests each month to write (don't worry, I get a lot requesting NOT writing too) on specfic subjects. The MOST requested item this summer? Expansion draft protected list. Why have I resisted? Well, it's a pain in the pain in the ass. That said, I've made the list and the Oilers don't have a lot to worry over. Honest.

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August 22 2015 08:53PM

The Edmonton Oilers aren't far away from announcing their rookie camp roster and soon after it'll be the real one. And then? Music! Skates cutting ice, errant passes, goals from center ic---well, you get the idea. Who's coming camping?

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Todd McLellan and the Oilers' Penalty Kill

Jonathan Willis
August 22 2015 12:01PM

Defensive mess

The penalty kill is one of those areas that can make or break a hockey team. Edmonton finished minus-47 while down a man a year ago and really fell apart late in the year. What can we expect from this coming season?

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