Weekend Update: November 19 2017

Tyler Benson of the Vancouver Giants is healthy and making a big impact early in the WHL season. He’s the big mover among Oilers prospects in an eventful week across the prospect universe. BAKERSFIELD CONDORS (AHL) G Nick Ellis 9gp, 3.02 .905 (two games, stopped 45 of 52) G Ed Pasquale 6gp, 3.20 .893 (did not play…


If it’s not one thing…

So, we’re 20 games into the season and the Edmonton Oilers are in a far worse position in the standings than even the most jaded and cynical critics had them in when everybody was making their bold pre-season predictions. Remember all the talk about the Oilers being Stanley Cup contenders after serving notice last season…


After One Quarter: Has Chiarelli Blown This Season?

The Oilers have played a quarter of their games this season and the results have been disastrous. The team finds themselves in 29th place and ahead of only the Arizona Coyotes in the Western Conference. This team needs a fundamental change of results in order to challenge for a playoff spot.


Talking about Letestu

Despite going into a slump a few weeks ago, the Oilers powerplay has actually climbed itself back up to a respectable number. They currently sit 11th in the league at 20.8%. But that’s not good enough for me. When you have the likes of Connor McDavid, Leon Draisaitl, and Oscar Klefbom, you should have a…


Making Coco: The Grant Fuhr Story

Producer Adam Scorgie’s hockey documentary Ice Guardians found great success in 2016. The film explored the journey that enforcers travel on their way to the NHL and why these warriors take on hockey’s toughest role. Adam’s next hockey film tells the story of one of the greatest goalies to ever stand between the pipes — Grant ‘Coco’ Fuhr.