(Video) Friday Fights: Top 25 of 2017-18 (5th – 1st)

It all comes down to this. The top 5 fights of the 2017-18 season. It was the lowest output in the NHL’s history for a year. With 280 fights this year, there was a 7% drop from the previous year’s total fights (372) This past week you got to see the top 10th down to…


No Kovalchuk for the Edmonton Oilers

According to Elliotte Friedman’s 31 Thoughts that went up today over at Sportsnet, the Edmonton Oilers approached free agent Ilya Kovalchuk about joining the squad for the upcoming year. Unfortunately, the dreams of McNugelchuk just aren’t meant to be as Friedman crushed our dreams before they ever really got a chance to get going. A while…


Hurricanes reached out to Scott Howson

Elliotte Friedman came out with his 31 Thoughts feature today and he discussed a couple of tidbits that might be of interest to fans of the Edmonton Oilers. One of them was in regards to vice-president of player development Scott Howson.


Five Oilers questions heading into the offseason and NHL Draft

With the playoffs moving into the conference finals, we’ve had plenty of time to admire the teams that have moved on while also comparing them to our own squads that missed the dance. For the Edmonton Oilers, it’s hard to see where they’re at compared any of the remaining teams because they’re not really anything…


McDavid PP Time

Last week I wrote about Connor McDavid needing to play more minutes. I think we will see an increase in his minutes moving forward. His EV minutes are great. He played the most of any forward in the NHL last season, but his PP time is where I’d expect an increase. Last year he was…


The Roundup

A Dougie Hamilton trade makes some sense; play McDavid more; what do the Leafs do with Nylander; the dark horse candidates for the Leafs GM job; what can the Canucks learn from Vegas; player season reviews, NHL playoffs, Vegas Golden Knights and more in this week’s Nation Roundup brought to you by the DailyFaceOff.