GDB 43.0: Dynamite Defence (8:30pm MST, SNW)

When you have two Norris Trophy winners and a Canadian Olympian on your blueline, it is safe to assume the strength of your team should be your defencemen. The San Jose Sharks deploy Erik Karlsson, Brent Burns and Marc-Edouard Vlasic as their top-three blueliners. For my money that is the best top-three in the NHL….


Last call to send Leon Draisaitl to the All-Star Game

Friends, the NHL’s Last Man In voting for the All-Star Game closes on Thursday and that means we’ve only got a couple more days to flood the league’s site and send our man Leon Draisaitl to San Jose to rip up the three on three tournament with Connor McDavid. Oddly, the league chose to ignore…


Oil Kings Update: Trade Deadline Looming

It can be tough to pull positives from a week where you lose the only two hockey games you play in, but that’s exactly what I’m going to try and do while looking back at the past week of Edmonton Oil Kings hockey. They kicked things off with a matchup against the Victoria Royals and…


GDB Game Notes: Oilers @ Sharks

During the past month the top three teams in the Pacific Division have been three of the best in the entire NHL. Since December 8th the Vegas Golden Knights are tied with Pittsburgh for the most points, 23, followed by the San Jose Sharks with 22 and the Calgary Flames have the 6th most with…


Catching Up

Happy New Year Oilersnation!! The Spengler Cup was amazing but it is nice to be back. So what did I miss? Any questionable deals or losing streaks that you all had to deal with? Yes, I know, things have been messy. I’ve got a bunch of random thoughts on pretty much everything I missed. Here…