Should Darnell Nurse play in the NHL or AHL next season?

The Edmonton Oilers have an interesting decision coming up in the fall with respect to defenceman Darnell Nurse. The 2013 first-rounder will be making the jump to the professional ranks, and the question is whether he should do that in Edmonton and the NHL or with the Oilers’ AHL affiliate in Bakersfield, California.

A Selfish Play?

View image | gettyimages.com Nail Yakupov’s resurgence in the second half of this his third season has been a treat to watch. He’s playing more minutes, he’s producing, and visually he just looks more dynamic. Even with his many supporters (myself very much included) shouting about his accomplishments to anyone that will listen AND his…

Where should Hall play?

View image | gettyimages.com Taylor Hall is close to returning to the lineup. He has been skating with the team this week, and I won’t be surprised to see him in the lineup on Saturday vs. the Philadelphia Flyers. Which line should he play on?


GDB 71.0: Miller makes debut

Andrew Miller will make his NHL debut tonight at the young age of 26. Miller was not drafted. He played in the USHL at 20, then spent four years at Yale before signing with the Oilers in April of 2013. He scored eight  goals and 34 points in 52 games in OKC last year, but…