As many of you will remember, this isn’t the first time that Cam Talbot has found himself looking over his shoulder — not just at too many pucks going into his net but at competition for the crease from his back-up — while trying to establish himself as the starter for the Edmonton Oilers.
Last year, TSN created a big controversy anointing the Toronto Maple Leafs’ u-24 Core 4 as the top group in the league. This year, it seems they remembered where Connor McDavid plays.
Connor McDavid and Leon Draisaitl together at even strength equals instant offence. They read off each other incredibly well. Draisaitl is one of the few players who thinks and sees the game at the same level. Last night Draisailt could have easily had five goals. He hit two goal posts and was robbed twice by…
The Oilers were in need of a statement win and, boy oh boy, did they get one. The Montreal Canadiens rolled into town and got completely blown out of the water by a fast, energetic, motivated Oilers team.
Good morning, friends! Its Wednesday again and that means your ol’ pal Baggedmilk jumped on Edmonton’s radio airwaves to talk to the boys at The Locker Room about the Oilers, life, and whatever else is going on.
At this point, I don’t think it’s too early to start worrying about the Oilers goaltending moving forward this season and beyond. Unless you think Mikko Koskinen is a number one goaltender I suggest you keep reading.