Friday Fights: A week of firsts

Hello out there, I’m on the air, it’s Hockey Fights today. This is a weekly feature where we will take a look back at the best tilts of the week that was, a fond look back at the fights that were, and a strong finger wag at the worst fight of the week. Our 11th…


Oilers have awoken

The Edmonton Oilers had a sluggish start to the season. Their first eight weeks of the season were a combination of subpar goaltending, too many defensive breakdowns, a lack of depth scoring and inconsistency was rampant throughout the lineup. Frustration mounted in Oilersnation and many theories were discussed, but for me the root of the…


Three Thoughts: Finding a way

It was far from perfect and not the way coaches like Todd McLellan draw it up, but that’s what makes the Edmonton Oilers’ 3-2 win over the St. Louis Blues at Rogers Place just as impressive as the fact they have their first three-game winning streak of the season on the go. It’s how the…


Nation Notebook: Islanders Belmont Arena gets Approved

This a weekly feature that rounds up news, rumours, and interesting things happening around the NHL.  The New York Islanders are getting a new arena. Derek Brassard could be an interest trade candidate if Ottawa wants to shed salary. Dallas has a decision to make with Tyler Seguin in the next year. P.K. Subban still…


The Roundup

Oilers Christmas wish lists; 5 reasons the Flames are better that you think; deep breaths, things will get better in Toronto; Jeff Blashill’s future in Detroit, Eric Gudbranson, Shayne Gostisbehere and more in this week’s Nation Roundup brought to you by the DailyFaceOff.