Monday Mailbag - April 13th

April 13 2015 08:30AM


The weekend is over, you're back at work, and you need a way to kill some time. Enter another edition of the Monday Mailbag. The mailbag only works because of your questions, and if you have something you'd like to ask you can email it to me at or hit me up on Twitter at@jsbmbaggedmilk. Enjoy the break from productivity, friends.  

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April 12 2015 09:32PM

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Laurent Brossoit had one of the best weeks of his life, impressing Oilers' fans in his NHL debut and then heading to the AHL for his latest shutout. The surging goaltender highlights an impressive week for Edmonton prospects.

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Keeping Them Together

Matt Henderson
April 12 2015 07:12PM

As Jonathan Willis already wrote, the Oilers have told the trio of Hall, RNH, and Eberle that they are going nowhere this summer. You can add to that list Nail Yakupov if we can take MacTavish at his word. The Oilers are hopelessly struggling to fill important positions on their roster and that group represents the most valuable part of the franchise's stash of talent. Surely they could part with one or two to fill their needs, but I'm happy they aren't.

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Robin Brownlee
April 12 2015 01:00PM


Every time Edmonton Oilers’ GM Craig MacTavish opens his mouth to preach patience to a fan base that’s already been squeezed of every drop it has to give, I think of the “Patience, my ass, I’m gonna kill something” T-shirt I had as a teenager.

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Craig MacTavish: “I’m an optimist, I think there are good things ahead”

Jonathan Willis
April 12 2015 11:15AM

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One of the intermission features on Hockey Night in Canada on Saturday was an interview with Edmonton Oilers general manager Craig MacTavish. He answered a few questions for reporter Cassie Campbell-Pascall and gave fans a foregleam of what they can expect in his full end-of-year press conference and then on into the summer.

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