At Random: On the Way Up

Four or five years from now, many of the top prospects we’re seeing at the Hlinka Gretzky Cup in Edmonton this week will make up the next wave of young stars in the NHL. Before they get there, before they even get drafted this coming June, we get a glimpse them all in one place…


It’s a Connor McDavid offseason update!

I was SO happy to see a Connor McDavid interview written by Luke Fox at Sportsnet when I woke up this morning. It’s so refreshing to get an update from him on his thoughts on the summer moves and current season. Connor’s the leader of our team and the leader of our city. I think it’s…


Remenda and DeBrusk switching roles?

Hidden deep in the depths of the Edmonton Journal was an interesting tidbit in regards to Sportsnet’s Oilers TV broadcasts. According to Jim Matheson, Louie DeBrusk and Drew Remenda will be switching spots for certain games.


The Fringe Five

With my 20 in 20 Line Combination Extravaganza now behind us it’s time to deal with the logical next step. From what I can gather 22 spots on the Oilers 17-18 roster are pretty much already spoken for.


Year in Review: Ryan Nugent-Hopkins might have found a new niche

This is one part of a player-by-player Year in Review series we’ll be doing over the next couple months as we look back on the 2017-18 Edmonton Oilers season.  2017-18 Edmonton Oilers No. 93: Ryan Nugent-Hopkins GP: 62 – G: 24, A: 24, PTS: 48 I certainly wouldn’t suggest Ryan Nugent-Hopkins is anywhere near a…