March 12 2013 10:36PM
Magnus Paajarvi took a circuitous route to the NHL, considering he starting his North American career in the NHL. After spending plenty of his entry level deal in the AHL--along with 121 in the NHL--he appears to have arrived as an overnight sensation.
March 12 2013 02:30PM
The Oilers end their franchise-high nine-game road trip tonight with a date in Denver, and they will look to salvage the trip with a victory. A win would make them 3-4-2 on the trip and keep them within five points of the playoffs.
If the playoffs are the goal, tonight is a must-win when you look at the standings.
March 12 2013 11:22AM
I caught up with Avalanche head coach Joe Sacco yesterday and got a chance to discuss his team's identity, the challenges of building around a young core of players, Paul Stastny value's and how do the Avalanche game-plan v. the Oilers.
March 12 2013 10:29AM
Photo: Michael Miller/Wikimedia
Brett Clark, a veteran of 700 NHL games between the regular and post-season, has been a godsend for an Oklahoma City team that basically had to do a midseason rebuild once the 2012 lockout ended. Through 18 games he has 17 points and a plus-7 rating. Is he playing well enough that he’s going to get another NHL shot?
March 12 2013 12:18AM
Of the Oilers’ pending unrestricted free agents, none is more vital to the team than Ladislav Smid.