Friday Fights: Fight of the Year Among Duds

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. This week…


Another Look: McDavid’s beautiful goal vs the Canucks

Despite the Oilers’ third-straight loss that came at the hands of the Vancouver Canucks, Connor McDavid keeps finding his way into the highlight reels as he scored yet another wonderful goal on an individual effort that’s worth seeing again. After Andrej Sekera flipped the puck skyward in order to clear the zone, Connor McDavid used…


The McBlender

I think most people who watch the Oilers this season have been frustrated or confused by the amount of line juggling we’ve seen from Head Coach Todd McLellan. There are a few ways to look at this. Is McLellan not giving his lines enough time to develop chemistry? Does he simply not have the talent…


Top 10 Who Got Away: Kirk Maltby (9)

Wrong place. Wrong time. If you subscribe to the theory that timing is everything, there’s not much argument Kirk Maltby’s arrival with the Edmonton Oilers for the 1993-94 season was about as lousy as it gets. With five Stanley Cups in the trophy case and the dynasty teams dismantled, Maltby joined an Oiler outfit that…


The Roundup

What do the Oilers need; Are big moves ahead for Flames; Flames home record and PP to blame; why college signing’s that play now have to be exposed in Seattle expansion; NHL announces Draft Lottery date, Ken Holland, a practice fight and more in this week’s Nation Roundup brought to you by the DailyFaceOff.


Nation Talks: Edmonton Oilers at Vancouver Canucks

The Oilers are in Vancouver tonight to take on the Canucks in what will be their second last meeting of the season. With both teams out of the playoffs, the conversation turned toward what will happen with Connor McDavid tonight as the boys take bets on how many McPoints get added to the pile. With the…


GDB 78.0: The Lottery Race (8pm MST, SNW)

Earlier this week the NHL released the odds for the draft lottery, which will be held on Saturday, April 28th. The Oilers will most likely finish with the eighth, ninth or 10th best odds to win, while the Vancouver Canucks are in a battle for the second, third or fourth best odds. Considering the fifth,…


Game Notes Oilers @ Canucks: 40 goal scorers

Connor McDavid became the 11th member of the Edmonton Oilers to score 40 goals in a season, and he is the first since Petr Klima scored 40 goals in 70 games in 1991. Can you name the other nine? It has been 21 NHL seasons since the Oilers had a 40-goal man and McDavid’s tally…