Edmonton Oilers 2013-14 Season Preview

Jonathan Willis
October 01 2013 08:52AM

It all starts tonight. Will 2014 bring with it the Oilers’ first trip to the playoffs since 2006? Or will this season end the same way the last seven have?

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Systems Analysis: Different Looks at the Swarm

Kevin McCartney
October 01 2013 06:46AM

Game one between Winnipeg and Edmonton offers us an edu-taining systems battle. Without the puck, both teams use what is broadly called a 'swarm' system, but each team employs it very differently. Inside we'll talk about what a swarm is and why it's used, and then examine some practice video and still images to see if we can spot the differences in their systems play.

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STREAKCRED: REGULAR SEASON

Brian Sutherby
September 30 2013 05:57PM

I have been thrust in charge of most things Streakcred because I’m the person around here that likes to win every useless thing in the world and I’m quite proud of it. With a mantle full of fishing titles and fantasy sports trophies I set out to dominate this year’s Streakcred. I’ve trained long and hard for this.

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NEW FACES AND MESSIER SPEAKS

Jason Gregor
September 30 2013 02:31PM

A lot has changed in the last few days in Edmonton. Andrew Ference is the new captain, the Oilers claimed their second pugilist off of waivers in a week, Luke Gadzic, Philip Larsen and Ryan Hamilton were put on waivers and suddenly the Oilers have 49 contracts.

The season hasn't even started, yet it looks like the Oilers will have six players on the IR or LTIR before their first game.

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SEARCH FOR C14 CONCLUDES

Wanye
September 30 2013 12:47PM

 

That don't look like no Sam Gagner being named Captain. Uh oh.

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