Can the Oilers change?

I’m sitting in the stands watching the final Monday practice of the Oilers season and I feel like Phil in Groundhog Day. It’s sure seems like every Oilers fan and member of their organization has been in this exact same spot for the past six years. It is another lost season for the Orange and Blue. They need…


Monday Mailbag – April 6th

It’s Easter Monday and those of us that are working will need some distractions to get us through the next eight hours. Enter the Mailbag. Sure, these 3000 words of wisdom may not take eight hours to read but it will get you a head start on some fine Monday slacking. As always, the questions come from…


Derek Roy, Mark Arcobello and Nail Yakupov

After firing head coach Dallas Eakins, Edmonton Oilers general manager Craig MacTavish spent roughly two weeks behind the bench alongside interim coach Todd Nelson. When he went back upstairs, there was a flurry of transactions that brought about significant change to the roster. One of those moves was a trade that saw undersized centre Mark…



Veteran Ryan Hamilton is one of the few healthy men left in Oklahoma City and delivered a strong week for the Barons. Along with goalie Laurent Brossoit, who was brilliant in net, the team went 1-1 in the last seven days.