So much for the safety net

As Craig MacTavish and his staff attempt to fix the Edmonton Oilers’ woefully inadequate centre depth chart, they’ve had one luxury: a safety net. While talking trade with other managers and looking for the best possible fit, MacTavish and company could look out at free agency and see a pair of pretty good centres (whatever…


Five Hole for Food

What’s a hockey fan to do with all these extra hours of daylight? Play street hockey all day, of course! Five Hole For Food is coming to Edmonton tomorrow. They’re a non-profit organization that raises awareness and collects donations for local food banks across Canada.

2008-09 Springfield Falcons: Five Years Later (Forwards)

For many years, the Edmonton Oilers did not have an AHL affiliate under their exclusive control. The team started to correct that in the late 2000’s with the Springfield Falcons, a team that was uniformly terrible under their watch. Since then, the Oilers have moved on to the Oklahoma City Barons, a much more successful…



The Edmonton Oilers have some very nice things on right wing. A former No. 1 overall pick, one of Canada’s all-time famous international players and a recent hire with some nice bullet points on his resume. There’s also a very experienced fourth liner who is going to have a mighty mighty job this winter. A…