GDB 65.0: Chiarelli piecing team together

Overhauling nine years of losing wasn’t going to be easy, and it should surprise no one that the Oilers’ losing streak extended to a decade, but I’m starting to see actual change with Peter Chiarelli at the helm. He is actually changing the makeup of his team, which was long overdue. For many years the Oilers’…


Capilano Rehab Centre Injury Report – March 1, 2016

We welcome the month of March into Oil Country with a big ol’ how-do-ya-do shoulder injury to Benoit Pouliot. After watching him slide into the boards head first against the Islanders the other day. I was surprised to see that he didn’t burst into flames after that crash. 


A Glance at the Blueprint?

Peter Chiarelli’s comments and actions around the trade deadline are fascinating to review for anyone with an interest in what his overall plan for the Edmonton Oilers organization is. We don’t have the full picture, by any means, but it’s little like getting a quick glance at the blueprint. Of particular interest was the general…


The Give-N-Go: Contest and an Interview

What do you do when you’re a hockey coach and you’re looking for a rebounder, a tool that can return passes predictably and naturally, but there isn’t one out there that lives up to your standards? You can either wait for someone to build one for you or you can go out and make one…



  In an effort to keep fans aware of the comings and goings of the other teams in the Smythe Pacific Division… The fine folks at The Royal Half have created the Pacific War Room… a wrap-up of the past week in the Pacific from some of the best and brightest bloggers who cover Pacific Division teams. In order of the Pacific…