Monday Musings: The Library

The Edmonton Oilers are tied for first place in the Pacific Division. Connor McDavid leads the NHL in scoring with 34 points in 27 games, and he has a five-point lead on Nikita Kucherov. There are many reasons for Oilers fans to be excited, especially after years of futility. However, Rogers Place might be the quietest…

Should the Oilers trade a high-end forward for a defenseman

Embed from Getty Images It’s no secret that the Oilers need to improve their defensive core.  Trading Taylor Hall for Adam Larsson was a step in the right direction, but it’s not going to improve the team’s back end over night. Acquiring someone like Adam Larsson shouldn’t be the only step the Oilers take to improving their biggest…


Monday Mailbag – What about Captain Connor?

If you’re reading this before 5pm local time then there’s a good chance that you’re using this mailbag to help you kill company time, and for that I thank you. This week we take a look at Connor’s captaincy, Jesse Puljujarvi’s rookie season, apartment advice, and more in this week’s mailbag. If you have a question you…



Laurent Brossoit (in photo by Mark Williams, all rights reserved) posted back to back shutouts this weekend to lead a condo of Condors to impressive wins. In a long season, there are very few weeks that stand out due to multiple outstanding performances, and this was such a week. Let’s have a look.



<br> By any measure, this is an unusual fall. Although we are mere hours away from being thrown into the deep freeze beside the leg of lamb, standing rib roast, pizza’s and whatever the hell Grandma sent over to eat last Christmas, it has been a most pleasant fall season for Edmonites. And the hockey…