November 23 2009 03:28PM
The challenge with changing the culture of the Edmonton Oilers, and that's exactly what needs to be done if this flailing franchise is going to reverse its fortunes, is that doing so hinges on the veteran core of the team.
November 23 2009 02:42PM
There was a certain trade that was talked about this past summer that never came to fruition. It was a trade that involved three of the boys in copper and blue — Dustin Penner, Andrew Cogliano, and Ladislav Smid. In exchange for these three soldiers of fortune, the Oilers were to acquire a certain someone from the Ottawa Senators who now plays for the San Jose Sharks. Let's call that certain someone "The Heat."
November 23 2009 01:52PM
If history shows us anything, then the Oilers have a great chance of winning tonight. The Oilers are 21-6-3 in their last 21 home games against the Coyotes, but in most of the seasons the Oilers were better in the standings.
November 23 2009 09:11AM
The Oilers get schooled by the Chicago Blackhawks, combined with an article by Dan Rosen and suddenly some people — including OilersNation's Jonathan Willis — believe that Steve Tambellini is an awful GM and that his job should be in jeopardy.
November 22 2009 10:16AM
There's an interesting article up on NHL.com this morning, and Oilers' GM Steve Tambellini talks at some length about his team and the problems facing them.
I should warn you: he sounds pretty happy with his team.