Speculation: Oilers interested in Scottie Upshall for a PTO

With training camp about a month away and holes still left to be plugged, I heard a rumour from a couple of different sources that I trust that the Edmonton Oilers are one of a few western conference teams (Vancouver is in the mix as well) that are interested in bringing in veteran, Scottie Upshall,…


Nation Donair Tour – High Voltage

It’s episode four of the Nation Donair Tour and we’re still rolling! Last week we were joined by Yukon Jack and gave Amean Pizza & Donair a taste. This week we received an outrageous amount of recommendations for High Voltage (10387 63 Ave NW, Edmonton), so we just couldn’t resist. 


Mark Letestu signs PTO with Panthers

Former Oiler, Mark Letestu has signed a professional tryout with the Florida Panthers. After being traded by the Oilers to the Nashville Predators at the trade deadline then getting flipped to the Columbus Blue Jackets, the Elk Point Native will look to lift the Stanley Cup in Florida. 


Is Evan Bouchard Ready?

From the day the Oilers selected Evan Bouchard there were whispers about whether or not he would see NHL games this year. My take was that the team would bring him to Europe for the start of the season, give him a handful of regular season games because of how difficult the first stretch of…



The Oilers were dealt a huge blow earlier this week when it was announced that Andrej Sekera underwent surgery on a torn Achilles following an off-season training injury. Sekera will be out of the lineup for at least six months. There’s a chance he won’t return to action at all during the 2018-19 season.


60 and 12: Bring It, Son

On the day he was born three months premature, August 16, 2006, my son Sam was barely bigger than my hand. I spent much of that day on my knees at the Royal Alexandra Hospital praying he’d survive. I’ve told the story of that day, and how my wife Analyn and I got to it…