What’s Your Line?

I wasn’t surprised by the reaction of Oilers fans today when the news hit Jesse Puljujarvi was practicing on the McDavid line. Oilers fans have seen the big Finn alongside 97 in the past (84 minutes a year ago) but I get why there’s some excitement right now. In 2017-18, coach Todd McLellan has been…


Jesse’s Turn?

It’s been duly noted that sophomore right winger Jesse Puljujarvi took some line rushes alongside Connor McDavid and Milan Lucic when the Edmonton Oilers skated at Rogers Place this morning. That, as you’d expect, has some people, me included, wondering if Puljujarvi might be in the same spot when the Toronto Maple Leafs come calling…


WWYDW: Putting the power back in the power play

The Oilers have only scored 12 goals on the power play this season. Only two teams — the Buffalo Sabres and Columbus Blue Jackets — have scored fewer at this point. Part of that has to do with how few power play opportunities the team has had, but the Oilers efficiency with the man advantage…


Darnell Nurse is coming into his own

In a season that has seen many Oilers regress from the last, there is one guy who has taken a giant step forward — Darnell Nurse. The man they call Darryl has stepped up to the plate after some fans and media alike were questioning whether or not he could make the jump to become…


Trading Maroon?

In his latest instalment of 31 Thoughts, Elliotte Friedman suggested that while RNH was the sexy name in Oiler rumours, perhaps the more realistic name is Pat Maroon. Well, he’s right.