March 19 2015 05:30PM
The Edmonton Oilers have an interesting decision coming up in the fall with respect to defenceman Darnell Nurse. The 2013 first-rounder will be making the jump to the professional ranks, and the question is whether he should do that in Edmonton and the NHL or with the Oilers’ AHL affiliate in Bakersfield, California.
March 19 2015 03:00PM
The Edmonton Oilers have a lot of picks at this summer’s draft. General manager Craig MacTavish should be aggressively shopping them.
March 19 2015 01:00PM
Nail Yakupov’s resurgence in the second half of this his third season has been a treat to watch. He’s playing more minutes, he’s producing, and visually he just looks more dynamic. Even with his many supporters (myself very much included) shouting about his accomplishments to anyone that will listen AND his recent random act of kindness going viral, the overall perception of the energetic young Russian outside of the market is changing only sluggishly. He has a long way to go before he’ll be getting the benefit of the doubt. One such example is the determination Neil Smith made on last night’s broadcast that Nail Yakupov’s play was deficient in the lead up to Edmonton’s first goal against Columbus.
March 19 2015 11:10AM
Taylor Hall is close to returning to the lineup. He has been skating with the team this week, and I won't be surprised to see him in the lineup on Saturday vs. the Philadelphia Flyers.
Which line should he play on?
March 18 2015 10:54PM
Connor McDavid has 115 points in 45 games. Let that soak in for a minute. Final Score: 4-3 Jacket in the shootout.