Hitch: Next Chapter

When it comes to being perched at the podium in the mass scrums that are the standard in the NHL, and all sports leagues, these days, Edmonton Oilers’ coach Ken Hitchcock would rather talk about his team and winning games than blather on at any great length about himself.


GDB 24.0: Banged Up Stars (7pm MST, SNW)

The NHL season is filled with unpredictability. It is impossible to predict injuries, and I doubt anyone in the Stars organization would have expected their blueliners on a seemingly endless train through the infirmary. Four of their regulars are out tonight and their starting goalie, Ben Bishop, will miss his fourth game.


Andrej Sekera skating at practice

It looks like Andrej Sekera might be back sooner than expected. According to everyone watching Oilers practice, the veteran defender was on the ice skating with the team today.


GDB Game Notes: Stars @ Oilers

The Edmonton Oilers first five games of an eight-game stretch v. Pacific division opponents, and the Dallas Stars, has been anything but smooth. The Oilers are 1-3-1 and have been outscored 20-12. Despite the sluggish five games, they are only three points behind Vegas for third in the division and four back of Dallas for…