November 22 2015 07:19PM
It was a busy week in the AHL, ECHL and across the Oilers prospect universe. We're seeing some players emerge after slow starts (Keven Bouchard, Ziyat Paigin) and others build on strong early showings (Laurent Brossoit, Ethan Bear, Caleb Jones). Here's a quick look at the week.
November 22 2015 05:15PM
Chris The Intern once told me that the fastest way to someone's heart is through customized M&Ms with their names monogrammed on them. Unfortunately those take 6 to 8 weeks to be delivered, so you guys will just have to wait. But for now here's this weeks edition of First Star, Worst Star.
November 22 2015 03:25PM
Let’s file this one under “bad ideas we had when we got too excited”: Trading Ryan Nugent-Hopkins because Leon Draisaitl has emerged.
November 22 2015 01:30PM
Glen Sather is rightfully referenced as the architect who, in tandem with chief scout Barry Fraser, built the Edmonton Oilers into the team that would win five Stanley Cups and go into NHL folklore as the last true dynasty of the pre-salary cap era.
November 22 2015 11:16AM
The internet is wild and crazy with trade rumors since the Hamonic distortion was leaked earlier this week. For Oilers fans, it means rumors about significant pieces like Jordan Eberle (photo by Rob Ferguson, all rights reserved) are being thrown around. One way for us to follow along at home is by asking pertinent questions, like: Do the Islanders need Eberle? Those answers shine a light on whether or not these ideas are reasonable.