September 15 2013 10:14PM
It’s not like Dallas Eakins took a jackhammer to the Wayne Gretzky statue or scaled the rafters in Rexall Place to yank down the sacred linen lifted by the Edmonton Oilers. He’s simply decided to rid his team’s dressing room of some clutter from glory days long past. It’s about time.
September 15 2013 04:27PM
As long as the off-seasons have been around here the last seven years and first impressions carrying the weight they tend to do, it’s easy to understand how Saturday’s split squad games against the Calgary Flames have fans of the Edmonton Oilers talking today.
September 15 2013 12:43PM
The Oilers announced their first cuts of training camp today, sending back seven players with junior eligibility.
September 15 2013 10:01AM
The Oilers opened up the preseason with two games vs. the Flames; a 3-2 win in Calgary and a 6-5 shootout loss in Edmonton.
September 15 2013 12:33AM
The Edmonton Oilers (the Rexall version) scored early and often but didn't play a full 60 minutes. The result? A shootout loss at the hands of the Calgary Flames. The split squads in each city ended up playing spoiler for the home fans, but the most important item--finding the 23 men for the final roster--came a little closer to focus in the two games. Here's my take on the Edmonton performers.