GDB +1.0 Wrapup: Worth the wait

Knoxville’s is your post playoff party destination Oilers fans waited a long time for #StanleyCup Playoff hockey, and they did not disappoint with a rendition of O Canada from the stands. pic.twitter.com/UqJkCKh97g — Sportsnet (@Sportsnet) April 13, 2017 The Oilers started off the first frame strong. The Sharks surged early in the first playoff game at…


NHL Playoff Predictions

In this quick roundtable, we asked the writers to give their Stanley Cup predictions, guess at which team will be this season’s dark horse, and also who will be the Fernando Pisani of the 2017 playoffs.


GDB +1.0: Finally: Playoffs

After the disappointing loss in game seven of the Stanley Cup Final, even the most pessimistic fan wouldn’t have predicted it would take almost eleven years before the Oilers returned to the playoffs. But it happened. And it was painful. Last night I emceed the Minerva Foundation’s 40th annual playoff draft and throughout the night…


Real Life Podcast Episode 22: Jamie McLennan

The playoff edition of the RLP is here. We caught up with former NHLer and current TSN analyst Jamie McLennan to discuss some playoff memories, mainly the time he was in Calgary and went after Johan Franzen. Watch the video and you will chuckle at how over the top the broadcasters went.


Oilers to offer $80 concourse pass for playoffs

According to Oilers Tweeter Ryan Batty, the Edmonton Oilers are offering fans an alternate way to attend the team’s playoff games at Rogers Place. Unfortunately, your $80 ticket (!!!) won’t get you a seat. Or a view of the game, for that matter. All this pass does is give you access to the arena’s concourse…


Why You Should Hate the San Jose Sharks

I don’t think I need to give you reasons to hate the Sharks, but I’m going to anyway. We’ve got less than 16 hours to build a rivalry with the heathens from San Jose and I think we all need to work together to make it happen.