Comparing Jesse Puljujarvi and Tyler Seguin’s rookie years

Embed from Getty Images The Edmonton Oilers fourth overall pick in 2016 has had a stagnant rookie season. Jesse Puljujarvi has dressed for 27 of Edmonton’s 39 games, often playing under 10 minutes a game. Puljujarvi has only eight points during this time, which raises the question whether the winger belongs in the NHL. The Oilers’ handling of Puljujarvi’s rookie season mirrors…

WWYDW: Should Edmonton Grab Matt Nieto Off Waivers?

On Wednesday morning, the San Jose Sharks placed winger Matt Nieto on waivers. Nieto, a jack-of-all-trades player who is only 24 years old was a top-nine forward for current Oilers coach Todd McLellan during their time together in San Jose. In this week’s edition of What Would You Do Wednesday, we ask whether Edmonton should…



This week’s Real Life Podcast began with a comedy of errors when Strudwick walked into Little Brick which had been accidentally left unlocked the night before by someone whose name rhymes with Ganye. The cafe is closed for the holidays so a confused Strudwick triggered the alarm which led to a patrol car of Edmonton’s…

Connor McDavid named Pacific Division Captain

CAPTAIN CONNOR! McDavid will wear the ‘C’ for the Pacific Division at #NHLAllStar in Los Angeles later this month. pic.twitter.com/BszlBdnbYo — Edmonton Oilers (@EdmontonOilers) January 3, 2017 //platform.twitter.com/widgets.js For the third time since September, Connor McDavid has been named a captain.


GDB 39.0: Striving to break the streak

(photoshop: @NewfieMikey) Holiday Cheers! Holiday Savings!  Click to find your store. The Oilers skate to Columbus looking to hand the Blue Jackets their first loss since November 26th. The Jackets have won 15 straight and they’ve outscored their opponents 59-26 during this incredible run. Their 3-1 victory over the Oilers on December 13th in Edmonton was the seventh…


The Edmonton Oilers recalled Anton Lander to the NHL today. Again. Another time. One of these times, Lander isn’t going to run to the phone! Just kidding. We know Anton Lander very well, but what has he been doing down on the farm? In one phrase: flattening the competition.