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Evan Bouchard scores first career NHL goal

Evan Bouchard’s first goal in the NHL comes against the defending Stanley Cup Champions. Not bad. The young defenseman scored his first career NHL goal on the power play Thursday evening against the Washington Capitals. He’s the youngest defenseman in Oilers history to score a goal. Bouchard, who turned 19 last Saturday, unleashed a snap…

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Jesse: The Long Game

The NHL isn’t a developmental league. That’s why, unless the current state of his tenure with the Edmonton Oilers changes drastically in a big hurry, Jesse Puljujarvi is better off playing in the AHL with the Bakersfield Condors instead of spinning his wheels here. Speaking of that, Puljujarvi will be a healthy scratch against the…

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GDB 8.0: Parade of Champions (7pm MT, SN1)

The parade of Stanley Cup Finalists continues tonight at Rogers Place. After hosting the 2017 finalists Predators and Penguins on Saturday and Tuesday, tonight the reigning 2018 champion Washington Capitals are in town. The Oilers are getting a first-hand look at what true Stanley Cup contenders look like, and while the Oilers were competitive in…

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Alex Chiasson gets his Stanley Cup ring

The Capitals have come to town. The memory of the team’s dismantling of the Vegas Golden Knights last year is still fresh for most. Most of all the former Caps that ended up signing deals with other teams as free agents. That’s where this story and Alex Chiasson come in. This offseason the Stanley Cup…

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GDB Game Notes: Capitals @ Oilers

What an exciting 48-hour period for Oilers fans, with the previous three Stanley Cup champions in town. Pittsburgh, who won the Cup in 2016 and 2017, was here for an entertaining 6-5 OT victory on Tuesday and tonight the 2018 champion Washington Capitals are here. Tuesday’s game was very exciting and I think we will…