WWYDW: Finding a backup goaltender

One of the Edmonton Oilers’ secondary needs this summer is in net. Cam Talbot was acquired last season to be the team’s starting goalie, and he did a good enough job that Edmonton signed him to a multi-year extension. However the backup position, currently held by Laurent Brossoit, is clearly up for grabs and there…


Meet The Drake

The Oilers signed NCAA free agent winger Drake Caggiula ten days ago. Caggiula capped off his four year career at the University of North Dakota by winning a National Championship. Caggiula improved every year and many NHL teams tried to sign him, but he chose Edmonton. Let’s find out why, and what type of player…


Sport for the North Equipment Drive

Unless you’ve been on a complete news blackout for the past few weeks you already know about the wildfires that have displaced over 80,000 Fort McMurray residents in Northern Alberta. As a result of the fires, there is a substantial need for sporting equipment and our friends at United Cycle and Sport Central are looking to help…



When Phil Esposito and the expansion Tampa Bay Lightning stepped to the podium and made Czech defenceman Roman Hamrlik the first overall pick in the 1992 NHL Entry Draft, they were looking for a cornerstone player they could build a franchise around. They were looking for greatness. What the Bolts got instead was very good.