ROD PHILLIPS: LAST CALL

Robin Brownlee
March 28 2011 05:28PM

Fans of the Edmonton Oilers longing for a nostalgic night they won't soon forget might want to turn off the TV and turn up the radio when the puck drops against the Los Angeles Kings at Rexall Place Tuesday.

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No Foreign Oil?

Jonathan Willis
March 28 2011 11:18AM

For the last few years, the NHL has been sending various teams overseas to start the NHL season, with those teams playing regular season games in European cities. For the first time, the league included Edmonton in the plans, with the Oilers slated to play the Capitals in Russia to kick off 2011-12. Unfortunately, it appears those plans have been kyboshed.

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Eberle’s 20-Year Old Season

Jonathan Willis
March 27 2011 06:08PM

Jordan Eberle is having a very strong rookie season, and given the current state of the Edmonton Oilers and the alarming number of useful players currently sitting out with injuries, he represents one of the team’s few bright spots. How does his 20-year old season compare to those who have gone before him? What other players produced in the same range offensively while at the same age?

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#1 Overall Still a Mystery

Lowetide
March 27 2011 08:09AM

The NHL Entry draft is still 3 months away. For Edmonton Oiler scouts, that's a good thing.

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GDB 75.0: IF THERE EVER WAS A TIME...

Jason Gregor
March 26 2011 03:53PM

Tonight is like a playoff game for Oiler fans. Win and the Oilers can unofficially, scratch that, OFFICIALLY, eliminate the Calgary Flames from playoff contention. The past two seasons have been excruciatingly tough to stomach, yet Rexall Place has been sold out every night. I know the Oilers are understaffed and are playing with three 3rd lines and a 4th line tonight, but the players must recognize what a win would mean to the fans.

A true Oiler fan despises the Flames.
You loathe them.
They disgust you.
Adhor sits at the edge of your tongue when you see a Flames jersey, and for the love of hockey the Oilers better SHOW UP tonight.

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