Monday Musings: McDavid

What a weekend for Oilersnation. It was a wonderful surprise. The Oilers continued their dominance in the lottery.  In 2010, they had a 25% of winning the lottery and won.In 2011, they had a 48.3% or retaining the pick, and they did after #8 New Jersey won, but could only move up to #4.In 2012, they…


Bob Nicholson: It’s All About What He Didn’t Say

On Monday, the Edmonton Oilers unveiled former Hockey Canada head Bob Nicholson as the new CEO of the Oilers Entertainment Group. Nicholson left no room for doubt as to his authority, telling assembled media that everyone in the organization now reports to him. Less clear was precisely what he plans to do with his new…


The First Day of the Rest of Your Life

Two years into his tenure as general manager, Craig MacTavish has an uninspiring record. He’s had some good moves, some bad moves, and overall failed to significantly improve the team he inherited from fired predecessor Steve Tambellini. On Saturday he was handed a lifeline in the form of Connor McDavid, the finest amateur prospect the…


Mailbag Monday – April 20th

What a weekend! Who would have ever expected that we’d start off this week with a McDavid in our pocket? All I want to do is talk about our new toy. All I want to do is climb a building and sing our new saviour’s praises from the rooftop! Unfortunately, these mailbag questions came in…



Andrew Miller won the Barons’ scoring title, posting 60 points for the team in their final season. He was one of several Edmonton prospects who had a solid week across the hockey world.