North By NorthGretz Podcast Episode 13

This week we’re joined by host of Inside Sports on 630 CHED Reid Wilkins! Reid and the boys talk the Oilers endless power play slump, Oiler scapegoats, the Drouin situation and Reid’s love of fan suggested trade scenarios! Then it’s time for a round of Ask The Idiots where we admit our favourite guilty pleasure…


Do coaches use analytics?

Not all coaches are the same. Some value analytics more than others, but I’ve always wondered how much or little coaches use analytics. The game is fast. It features numerous unscripted and unplanned events. Some coaches will look for matchups as often as possible, while others will only do so when it doesn’t interrupt the flow of the…



With the hockey world still buzzing and fans of the Edmonton Oilers still reeling from the sale of Wayne Gretzky to the Los Angeles Kings in August after a fourth Stanley Cup win, the 1988-89 season would provide the local faithful yet another kick in the pills.


Monday Mailbag – January 25th, 2016

Can you believe that it’s nearly February already? It’s odd to think about the fact that we’re over half way through the #1AD (after draft) season and we’re once again talking about the likelihood of the Oilers being in the draft lottery. It’s sad, right? Draft related sadness is a story for another day. On this…



Edmonton Oilers prospects had a tough week, but there were some impressive performances across several leagues. Let’s have a look.


First Star, Worst Star: January 24th, 2016

We’ve reached the All-Star Break, or as Oiler fans like to refer to it “a full of not having to watch any Oiler games!” We’ve also reached the end of the week, so it’s time for First Star, Worst Star!