Another Watershed Season

July 17 2011 07:35AM

One year ago, the Edmonton Oilers graduated an enormous number of young men to pro hockey. The NHL kids (Hall, Paajarvi, Eberle) were joined by an exceptional group in Oklahoma City (led by Linus Omark and Teemu Hartikainen). This season there's more excitement in store. Can this year's prospects come close to the quality and depth of the 2010 group?

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Point Totals

Jonathan Willis
July 17 2011 12:51AM

People have crazy ideas about the number of points forwards should be recording.

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The Center Depth Chart

Jonathan Willis
July 16 2011 10:30AM

As most have undoubtedly heard by now, yesterday the Oilers re-signed Ryan O’Marra to a one-year contract. It’s a depth signing, and while he’ll undoubtedly compete for a spot in training camp my expectation is that he starts the year in Oklahoma.

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Crystal Ball

July 16 2011 07:07AM

The best part of my summer is the annual road trip with the family. Ten years ago the music of the trip was Fred Penner and "are we there yet?" but these days it's a trip through the lush rock and roll of my childhood. Who knew? 

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Jason Gregor
July 14 2011 12:19PM

Steve MacIntyre inked a two-way deal with the Pittsburgh Penguins earlier this week and yesterday I chatted with the former Oiler about riding shotgun for Sidney Crosby, working on his game so he'll get more icetime and opening the season against his former teammates.

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