Chiarelli talks coaching changes

As I’m sure you’ve all seen, the Oilers made some changes in the coaching department today and Peter Chiarelli offered up some insight in regards to the changes over on the official website. Let’s take a look.


High Noon

The speculation mill regarding what’s going to happen with the coaching staff of the Edmonton Oilers has been in high gear for weeks now without even one official word about changes from the Oilers themselves. My expectation – which amounts to nothing more than speculation until it actually happens – is that will change by…


McDavid nominated for Ted Lindsay

Connor McDavid has already added his second of back-to-back Art Ross Trophies to his resume, now he’ll have a chance to double down with another Ted Lindsay Award.


Raiding the West: 14 targets the Oilers should consider

The bad news? Pretty much everything to do with the Oilers 2017-18 season that doesn’t rhyme with Fawner McNavid. The good news? With the best player in the world leading the way and some solid secondary pieces already in place, Edmonton is not far away from once again being a force in the Pacific Division….


Recognizing Desperation

A couple weeks ago, I wrote about Peter Chiarelli being a desperate man who essentially has a few months to fix this franchise and save his own job. As the first round of the playoffs concluded it became clear to me that he isn’t going to be the only General Manager itching to make changes…


Humboldt Delivery Update

It’s been a grind, but we’re getting there! We had 4,000 orders consisting of 7,000 shirts to ship. We began yesterday and today we’re reaching the process of getting your orders in the mail. You don’t realize how big of a number 7,000 actually is until you see 7,000 shirts in a room. I’m not…


WWYDW: The goalie situation

With the Oilers on the outside of the playoffs looking in this spring, there isn’t much to talk about in Oil Country. As a result, a rumour about the Oilers reportedly gearing up to sign KHL goalie Mikko Koskinen to a two-year deal has become the biggest point of conversation around the team this week.


Top 10 Who Got Away: Devan Dubnyk (7)

From the time he was drafted in 2004, it took Devan Dubnyk the better part of eight years to establish himself, he thought, as the No. 1 goaltender with the Edmonton Oilers. It was a road to The Show that included finishing up his WHL career with the Kamloops Blazers, bouncing around the minor leagues…


The Way I See It

With five days still to go until the Edmonton Oilers win the NHL draft lottery Saturday and send the rest of the league into spasms of indignation, the hot topic around here continues to be the status of the Oilers’ coaching staff. Who leaves? Who stays? Who comes in? The questions about who will form…