The NHL goalie equipment saga continues

The NHL has been trying to decrease the size of goalie equipment for years now in order to increase scoring around the league. This has lead to a rollercoaster of announcements and delays that ultimately began all the way back in 2016. The conversation is back on the table now, as Elliotte Friedman announced yesterday…


Straight Talk

The teams have changed over the years, but Glen Gulutzan has spent seven NHL seasons as a coach, including the last two as the head coach of the Calgary Flames, trying to beat Todd McLellan. Today, Gulutzan jumped from one side of the Battle of Alberta to the other when he was named, along with…


Oilers Revamp their Coaching Staff and Chiarelli Trade Talk

Peter Chiarelli and Todd McLellan announced three new assistant coaches today, and this trio could arguably be the most experienced assistant coaching staff the Oilers have had in three decades. Glen Gulutzan, Trent Yawney and Emmanuel (Manny) Viveiros have 44 years of coaching experience between them.


Oilers officially announce coaching staff additions

Though we’ve known about the impending changes to the coaching staff for a while now, the Oilers made it official today by announcing that they’ve hired hired Glen Gulutzan, Trent Yawney, and Manny Viveiros as assistant coaches.


John Tavares in Five Easy Steps

In the real world, the Oilers aren’t in the mix for John Tavares. In the real world, the Oilers don’t need John Tavares. In the real world, the Oilers cap situation would never allow them to pay John Tavares.  The good news is that this isn’t the real world, this a blog, where I can…


Looking back at the 7-15th picks from the 2010 NHL Draft

Ah yes, the 2010 NHL Draft. It was a day that I’m sure many of you will remember as the Oilers called out Taylor Hall’s name from the Windsor Spitfires with the first overall pick. For months there was a Taylor vs. Tyler debate (Chiarelli says neither btw) that obviously ended with the Oilers picking…


The Roundup

Is Chiarelli wasting cap space; big front office changes for Leafs; after elimination there’s lots of contract decisions in Winnipeg; Ken Holland nailed Expansion; Flames looking for bargains at Draft; JVR, the playoffs, Las Vegas and more in this week’s Nation Roundup brought to you by The Daily Dugout.