NHL Trade Deadline Primer

The trade deadline is less than 72 hours away. We could see some highly skilled players traded before Monday’s 1 p.m. MST deadline. Matt Duchene and Mark Stone were healthy scratches by the Ottawa Senators last night as they didn’t want to risk injury and get nothing for the pending unrestricted free agents. Duchene was…


Connor McDavid suspended two games

Despite Keith Gretzky’s best efforts to prove his innocence, Connor McDavid has been handed a two-game suspension by the NHL’s Department of Player Safety for his hit on Nick Leddy in last night’s win.


Landing Spots for Chiasson

We don’t need to discuss the options open to the Oilers when it comes to Alex Chiasson. Tyler Yaremchuk did that earlier this week. I’m going to take a look at who the Oilers might have to end up working with if they decide the trade route is the best way to go for Chiasson….


Oilers after 60: Three Up Three Down

The Oilers are 25-29-6. After 40 games they had a 19-18-3 record. They’ve gone 6-11-3 in their past 20 games. They’d be almost assuredly out of the playoffs if it wasn’t for a historically bad playoff race. Things haven’t gone as Oilers fans had hoped. Let’s take a look at whose trending up and down…


Cold Hard Truth

Sorry to be a buzz the kill the morning after a win over the first place Islanders, but let’s be honest: it was a win that left the Oilers second last in the Western Conference and still six points out of a playoff spot. Anyone who talks about being this team being in the mix…