Sure, there’s a chance that I could end up on the cover of GQ Magazine. Impossible as it might seem, there is a chance. Of course, it’s not going to happen. Same goes for the Edmonton Oilers missing the playoffs this season. Yes, there’s a chance they could miss. It’s not going to happen.


GDB 60.0: Battling the Bolts

(Photoshop: @isuckatpicking) We love HOME games; have Liquor Depot deliver in under an hour. Click, pick, sit back and watch the game. While the Oilers have been arguably the biggest surprise in the NHL this season, the Tampa Bay Lightning have been one of the biggest disappointments. They lost the Eastern Conference Final in game seven…


Kris Russell: Trap or Opportunity?

One of the larger individual decisions that the Edmonton Oilers have to make in the next few months is whether or not to sign Kris Russell to a contract extension. He is the team’s most prominent player bound for unrestricted free agency and handles key minutes on the blue line. Before the Oilers make a…


Did the Oilers miss an opportunity in Michael Stone?

(Photo credit: Charles LeClaire/USA TODAY Sports) Michael Stone is a 26-year-old right-shot defenceman with 324 games of NHL experience. Last season he put up 36 points; this season he played 20-plus minutes per game in Arizona. He’s also 6’3”, 210 pounds and as a pending free agent carried minimal acquisition risk. Yesterday the Calgary Flames acquired…

Top to Bottom — Trade Deadline Edition: Atlantic Division

Embed from Getty Images This is a four-part series analyzing where each NHL teams stands heading into the trade deadline based on the context of each division, and the short- and long-term implications of buying or selling with the expansion draft around the corner.  The Atlantic Division is complete wide open. Every day, depending on who…