February 27 2013 09:38AM
I’m not sure anyone’s ever done a proper study, but anecdotally it seems like players that come through the college system seem to slow down somewhere around the 40-game mark early in their professional careers.
Justin Schultz has now played in 52 contests, and he’s in a bit of a slump.
February 26 2013 05:03PM
The Edmonton Oilers have to make a decision in the next few months on Lalislav Smid: sign him--buying free agent seasons at a premium--or let him go and attempt to find a less expensive solution. What is the better plan?
February 26 2013 01:17PM
As you scramble to debate whether you should top up your RRSP contributions or buy new TV, (you might have taken your Oilers frustration out on your TV) we'll discuss all thing NHL and the Oilers.
February 26 2013 12:16AM
On February 16, Devan Dubnyk was pulled in a game against Colorado after allowing three goals on nine shots. Nikolai Khabibulin replaced him and earned a win, stopping 16 of the 17 shots he faced. Since that game, Dubnyk has started just one contest, while Khabibulin has started three.
Is Dubnyk secure in the starting role, or could Khabibulin be stealing his job?
February 25 2013 01:06PM
If you focus on statistical categories heading into tonight's tilt v. the red-hot Chicago Blackhawks it doesn't look good for the Oilers. The Hawks are 15-0-3, they have ice girls, a sold out building and right now they win for fun.
Can the Oilers pull off a major upset?