Crystal Ball: Five Predictions for the Fall

I think we have the Oilers fall roster surrounded. The club is at 50 contracts (two slide rules, so a little wiggle room) and if we are honest most of the roster is probably in place. Things change. A year ago, Griffin Reinhart was going to have to play his way off the team (he…


WWYDW: Where does Ryan Nugent-Hopkins fit in?

For a brief period during Rebuild 2.0, Ryan Nugent-Hopkins was widely seen as the most valuable member of the Edmonton Oilers, the team’s finest centre since Doug Weight. Now he’s been eclipsed by both Connor McDavid and Leon Draisaitl, and is at risk of becoming a salary cap casualty like long-time running mate Jordan Eberle….


Comparing the top player salaries across sports

Connor McDavid just signed the biggest contract of his life, my life and your life. He’s a twenty-year-old about to make $100 million and more over the next nine years and that’s not even including the millions he’ll receive in sponsorships and promotional money. I almost lost sleep that night because not only am I…