When a team has been as inept as the Edmonton Oilers have these past nine seasons, it’s human nature to try to look past the misery occasionally, to seek a distraction from the drudgery whether you’re witnessing the carnage from the press box or paying good money to see it from the seats at Rexall…


Bogdan Yakimov seems to be adjusting well to life in the AHL

Edmonton Oilers prospect Bogdan Yakimov has spent the majority of this season playing for the Oklahoma City Barons in the AHL, and the 6’5” centre has done reasonably well, putting up 28 points in 57 games as a 20-year-old rookie. In late March he did an interview with a Russian outlet talking about his experience,…


Marty’s Compete

View image | gettyimages.com Sometimes a thing gets said and then whether it’s true or not that thing keeps being said. When we talk about players the easiest thing to do is to just repeat what keeps being said but then when those players start to develop or play differently everybody keeps saying the same…


The Roundup

Canucks, Jets and Flames all headed to the playoffs, Brendan Shanahan’s tight ship, Kings miss, can the Oilers ever change, Keegan Lowe fights twice in NHL debut, breaking down trade deadline a month after the deals and more in this weeks Roundup brought to you by DraftKings.