WWYDW: Who goes when Sekera and Larsson return?

After missing a couple weeks of action with a back injury, Adam Larsson is a game time decision to return to the Oilers on Thursday against the Nashville Predators. While we don’t have an exact date on when Andrej Sekera will return following off-season surgery, it’s likely the veteran defender will be back within the…


Changing Perceptions: Laurent Brossoit

The biggest challenge for any evaluator, analyst or fan is to change how they view a player. Some will never change. You can show me all the statistics you like, but I will never accept Benoit Pouliot was worth $4 million a season, or is a top-six forward on a good team. I think he…


Three Thoughts: More Like It

The terrific thing about living in a hockey-mad city like we do is that virtually no opinion goes unchallenged when it comes to the Edmonton Oilers. If you suggest things are just fine, it’s a sure bet somebody out there will accuse you of being an apologist and a fart catcher for the home team….


Oil Kings playing well, searching for consistency

On December 3rd, the Oil Kings were blown out by the Lethbridge Hurricanes by a score of 7-2. Edmonton team had just snapped their 12-game losing skid the game prior and it seemed like that may have been a turning point; instead, they gave up five powerplay goals and looked disinterested. There have been a…