WJC Game Day Preview: Canada vs USA

Unpredictability is what makes the World Junior Championships as great as they are and last night, we got one of the greatest round-robin upsets in the tournament’s history. Just 24 hours after getting crushed by Canada, Slovakia turns around and defeats the host Americans in regulation and turns the group on its head.


Game Day Quick Hits: Edmonton Oilers vs Chicago Blackhawks

After a tough loss to the Jets on Wednesday night, the Oilers are back in action to face the Chicago Blackhawks that are coming off of a beat down in Vancouver last night. Will our boys in orange avenge that close loss in Winnipeg? Will Connor do more Connor things? We’re only a few hours…


The Roundup

Should the Oilers be pursuing Kris Letang; Lucic returning to form; remembering Johnny Bower; Flames poised to go on a run; the World Juniors, Christmas wish lists, Brock Boeser, and more in this week’s Nation Roundup brought to you by the DailyFaceOff.


Capilano Rehab Injury Report – Block shots or die

My Christmas gift to all of you, is an injury report with no injuries in it If they can make it through the next couple of games without anybody going down, then we’d be starting off the new year in an excellent way. 2018 is going to be our year! With hopefully no injuries, we’ll…


Jets 4, Oilers 3 post-game Oil Spills: The win streak ends

The Edmonton Oilers winning streak ends at four. The Oilers came back from the holiday break and couldn’t beat the Jets, despite scoring three goals, one of which was shorthanded. The Jets are one of the better teams in the West. The Oilers can take solace in that, as well as the late push to…


Top 3 Oilers hits and saves of 2017

The calendar is winding down and 2017 was a year in which the Oilers finally shed some light upon the decade of darkness. In this three part series, I will take a look back at top Oilers hits/saves/fights/goals from 2017 as we look back on the year that was and get ready for whatever comes…


WJC Game Day Preview: Canada vs Slovakia

Canada wasn’t perfect in their opening match against Finland, but they got the job done. In some ways, showing flaws early in the tournament is a good thing because it allows you to address your problems before the knockout stage.


Game Day Quick Hits: Edmonton Oilers at Winnipeg Jets

The Oilers players and coaches who stayed in Edmonton over Christmas left very early this morning so they could get to Winnipeg in time for a morning skate. While those who spent Christmas at home out east or in the States went directly to Winnipeg. The Oilers have won four straight and are playing their…