November 18 2015 08:00AM
Edmonton’s depth at centre is not good at the moment. With Connor McDavid on the shelf long-term, Edmonton has been employing all of Mark Letestu, Anton Lander and Andrew Miller at centre; that trio has now combined for 42 games but not a single even-strength point.
With that in mind, does it make sense for the Oilers to offer free agent centre Mike Richards a professional tryout?
November 17 2015 07:00PM
For the second consecutive day the Oilers had nine defencemen on the ice for practice. Justin Schultz is very close to playing. He told me doesn't expect to be cleared by the doctor to play tomorrow, although he feels he could, but a more realistic return date will be either Friday vs. the Devils or more likely on the upcoming five-game road trip.
When Schultz is activated the Oilers will need to send a D-man to Bakersfield.
Who will it be?
Chris the Intern
November 17 2015 03:29PM
Day 17 without him. Another week has dragged by and we are still without Connor McDavid. We finally got to see his face for the first time yesterday as McDavid spoke to the media at Clareview Arena.
November 17 2015 01:24PM
Over the past few days we have been holding an auction to raise money for the Edmonton Food Bank. Today I wanted to repost the auction form to see if we can't raise a few more sheckles for the Edmonton Food Bank.
November 17 2015 10:00AM
Necessity, according to the old saying, is the mother of invention. It certainly explains how the line of Taylor Hall, Leon Draisaitl and Teddy Purcell ended up playing together against the Los Angeles Kings on Saturday.
The surprise is that the line worked. If it continues to work as other players get healthy, the Oilers may just be able to run two competent scoring lines even in the absence of Connor McDavid.