It took a while for Kailer Yamamoto to find his groove in the WHL, but the Oilers’ first-round pick from 2017 has been tearing it up as of late. As a result, he’s been named WHL Player of the Week. It’s the first time this season he’s been given the honours.
Despite a call for crackdowns on obstruction, holding and hand slashing, NHL teams in 2017/2018 still have the fifth lowest PP/game average over the past 54 seasons. Despite more speed among the elite players of the game, they are managing to get fewer powerplays than ever before.
Can you believe it’s been a week since the last mailbag? I guess time flies when you’re banging your head against the wall, trying to figure out what the hell is going on with this hockey team. As always, you’ve submitted your questions and I’ve sent them off to our panel of mental warlords for their…
The Golden Knights are running away with the division while a logjam in the middle is being created between San Jose, Calgary, Anaheim, and Los Angeles. The Oilers could be a little closer to a playoff spot, but all these losses to the Buffalo Sabres are adding up.