I Thought the Oilers Were Supposed to be Whiners?

Before the Oilers and Ducks squared off for Round 2, Randy Carlyle called the Oilers out for whining about faceoffs and officiating. Fast forward to Anaheim’s Game 6 loss to the Nashville Predators and it was the Ducks’ coach that was, once again, doing the whining. Admittedly, this article has nothing to do with the…


Patrick Maroon was one of the NHL’s best bargains in 2016-17

2016-17 Edmonton Oilers: No. 19 LW Patrick Maroon Patrick Maroon spent parts of five seasons with Anaheim, scoring 26 goals over 200-odd games for the Ducks. This year, he tallied 27 while providing a consistent physical presence on Connor McDavid’s left wing. It was an outstanding performance, and for the Edmonton Oilers a brilliant return…


At Random: How Much?

Edmonton Oilers’ GM Peter Chiarelli was stating the obvious during his season-end availability with the media when he said signing Connor McDavid and Leon Draisaitl to new contracts are his top two priorities. There’s not a lot of stop-the-presses stuff with that revelation.


Because It’s The Cap: Vancouver Canucks Offseason Preview

This article is part of a 30-team series based at NHLNumbers.com. Each Nation Network team page will have articles posted relevant to the team’s respective division.  29th in the league in goals for, 24th in goals against, and 29th in points, the Vancouver Canucks just plain sucked in 2016-2017. Let’s take a closer look at…