At Random: Get In or Get Out

The most impressive thing about Connor McDavid at the NHL all-star game wasn’t that he won the fastest skater competition for the third straight time. It’s how he handled all the questions thrown at him about his future with the Edmonton Oilers, even though he was obviously less than thrilled about the grilling he got.


Peter Chiarelli declined a trade for Ryan McDonagh

Now that Peter Chiarelli has been relieved of his duties as general manager of the Edmonton Oilers, notes about his work are slowly starting to spill out. Elliotte Freidman mentioned in his 31 Thoughts article last week that Chiarelli was working on a blockbuster at the 2016 NHL draft that never came to be. A…


Monday Mailbag – Thoughts on Bob Nicholson’s press conference?

Hello, hello! Welcome, my friends, to yet another edition of the Monday mailbag, the weekly column where we take your questions and turn them into a little bit of free Oilers education. This week, we look at Bob Nicholson’s press conference, Chiarelli’s replacement, and what to expect from the final 30 games. If you want in on…