Offence Under Tippett

Dollars and cents, or should I say sense, are the only things standing between Ken Holland getting his new head coach. Dave Tippett is clearly the man he wants and TSN’s Darren Dreger told me on The Nielson Show this morning that he believes Holland and Tippett are meeting in British Columbia today to try…


Weekly Rumours – Nashville Predators Open For Business?

Welcome back to our weekly look at the NHL’s rumour mill here on Oilersnation. Last week I dug into some trade talk surrounding defensemen who could be moved this summer. This week, we’re going all over the place, starting with a look at Frank Seravalli’s Trade Bait Board, which you can find HERE.


WWYDW(TE): Dave Tippett

According to Bob McKenzie, the Edmonton Oilers’ coaching gig is Dave Tippett’s to lose. McKenzie reported yesterday that not only is Tippett the leading candidate for the job, but he’s also currently the only candidate.


The Edmonton Prospects are back and we are pumped!

Is there anything better than sitting in the sun and watching some baseball with a frosty beverage in one hand and a hot dog in the other? No. The answer is no. That’s why we’re so pumped to be partnering with the Edmonton Prospects again this summer.


Real Life Podcast Episode 122: Wanye’s Bones

Welcome, citizens, to a brand new episode of the Real Life Podcast! This week, the boys had plenty of Oilers news to cover as the team made changes in their management and communications departments, so they tried their best to stay on topic. As you’d expect, things quickly fell off the rails.


Holland Discusses Scouting, D-men and a Goalie

Ken Holland has been the general manager of the Edmonton Oilers for two weeks and we’ve already seen two major changes in management. Craig MacTavish left to coach in the KHL, while Duane Sutter, VP of Player Personnel, was fired yesterday. He might not be able to replace them immediately, as most teams won’t let…


On the way out

Like I wrote last week when the Edmonton Oilers announced that Craig MacTavish was leaving the team to take a coaching job in the KHL, I understand why fans applauded the decision and are calling for more changes to an organization that hasn’t won a Stanley Cup since 1990, when Don Getty was Premier of…


Oilers continue front office shuffle

The front office exodus continues. About a week after it was announced Craig MacTavish was leaving the organization to coach in the KHL, Duane Sutter, the organization’s Vice President of Player Personnel has been let go.