After the trade deadline, Todd McLellan challenged his team to have a solid final 18 games. He wanted them to be competitive, consistent and show a winning effort every game. The Oilers are 6-5 since the deadline, a significant improvement over their first 64 games (23-24-7), but McLellan was not happy with his skilled players…
I was excited when I thought there were no new injuries from this past week. Actually, I’m pretty sure that an injury-less week has only happened once this season. This may still be the case for tonight, and it will all depend on whether Patrick Maroon plays or not.
Embed from Getty Images The Edmonton Oilers have been an interesting team to follow from afar. The architect changes almost annually and they never seem any closer to breaking ground.
The Montreal Canadiens employed Mark Napier during his most prolific offensive years as an NHL player, but the Edmonton Oilers got plenty of mileage out of the former Toronto Marlboros forward in the 175 games he spent here, a stint that included the 1985 Stanley Cup.