WWYDW: Ryan Nugent-Hopkins for a Nashville defenceman

It’s been a while since we’ve looked at a hypothetical trade here on What Would You Do Wednesday, so let’s try a somewhat plausible one. Nashville needs a top centre, and Edmonton needs help on the right side of its defence. These are dots that have been connected over and over again by fans and…


Looking Ahead and a Sincere Thank You

The Edmonton Oilers 2015 calendar was another disappointing year, on the ice at least. They were 16-22-6 in 44 games between January and April, and they are currently 15-20-3 from October to December with one game remaining before the calendar turns to 2016. They are a combined 31-42-9 in 2015, and once again they are struggling…



If you’re wondering what Igor Kravchuk is doing on this list of Top 100 Edmonton Oilers or had forgotten about him altogether, you’re probably not alone. Kravchuk was a very good player, but he had terrible timing – he toiled for some completely forgettable Oiler teams in the mid-1990s.


GDB 38.0: HOME ICE ADVANTAGE – Powerplay struggles

The Oilers are 7-4-1 in their last 12 games despite a non-existent powerplay. They are 3 for 30 in the month of December and special teams cost them the game vs. Calgary on Sunday. On their lone PP opportunity they surrendered a shorthanded goal which sparked the Flames comeback, and Todd McLellan has switched up…