April 15 2011 07:42AM
It's fun to ponder which of the Oilers rookies had the best season, and to ask which of them will have the better career. A better question might be "can these kids help the Oilers win the Stanley in the next decade?"
April 14 2011 01:07PM
I'm flattered the question I put to Edmonton Oilers GM Steve Tambellini Wednesday produced all that quotable stuff about expecting to make the playoffs next season, but that's not what I was asking about.
April 13 2011 07:46AM
At last night's draft lottery (not a great television show but there was suspense--witness Bryan Murray's facial expressions throughout the proceedings) Oilers General Manager was resolute when asked if he wanted to be back on the lottery show next year: "Absolutely not!" he told James Duthie. IF the Oilers are serious about staying away from the dungeon, what would this summer look like?
April 12 2011 06:25PM
Every single Oilers fan on earth wants the 2011 Entry Draft lottery to go their way more than anything right now. But we are willing to bet not a single one amongst us would trade it for a real lottery win - like the one ol' Brad Duke here pulled in back in 2005. Having said that, the winner of the first pick in the 2011 Entry Draft is:
April 12 2011 02:19PM
The regular season is ended. Now cometh upon us the time of the playoff.
Not coincidentally, the time of playoff prediction is here.