GDB 62.0: Play with pride

Two nights ago head coach Todd McLellan was seething after a 4-1 loss to Ottawa. He wasn’t happy with the effort and execution of his team, specifically Justin Schultz, and he questioned his team’s willingness to compete. We’ll see how his players respond against the Pacific division leading Los Angeles Kings. The Kings play a disciplined,…


WWYDW: What do you expect for Nail Yakupov?

It seems possible that Nail Yakupov is in his final days as a member of the Edmonton Oilers. It’s far from a certainty that the first overall pick in the 2012 Draft is shipped off down the line, but if he were to be moved at this year’s trade deadline it also wouldn’t be a…


The Oilers Trade Philip Larsen… Whaaaaa?

In surprising news, the Oilers have traded the rights to ghost of Oilers past Philip Larsen to the Vancouver Canucks for a conditional 5th round pick in 2017. Who had Philip Larsen in their Oilers trade pool?



The Edmonton Oilers recalled Jujhar Khaira today, he will join them in Los Angeles—driving distance from Bakersfield to LA is 180 kilometres, and no worries about the busy LAX. For Khaira, his skills match some of the Oilers needs, and he could draw in as a center—something Anton Lander has been unable to do for…