Game Face

The failure and ineptitude fans of the Edmonton Oilers have witnessed in seeing their team miss the playoffs in 12 of the last 13 seasons isn’t the fault of new general manager Ken Holland, but it certainly is his problem. Of that, there’s no debate.


Twenty Years Ago Today, Oilers Retire Gretzky’s Number

It was on this day, October 1st, twenty years ago that the Edmonton Oilers honoured the greatest player in NHL history. On this day twenty years ago, 99 goes up to the rafters at the Coliseum. The City of Edmonton also renames Capilano Drive to Wayne Gretzky Drive. #Oilers pic.twitter.com/5OQWaRJeLr — Tom Gazzola (@TomGazzola) October…


Why the Oilers Can Make the Playoffs

It is the most asked question in Edmonton leading up to Wednesday’s season opener against the Vancouver Canucks: Will the Edmonton Oilers make the playoffs? Because they have missed the postseason in 12 of the past 13 years I understand why many people’s initial reaction is to say, “Nope.” But remember what the great Lloyd…


The 2019 Season Launch Party presented by The Canadian Brewhouse

After another long, playoff-less summer, a brand new hockey season is peeking out of its wrapper and we wanted to throw a party to kick things off as an offering to the hockey gods as we begin our quest to get back into the playoffs. My friends, it’s time for the season opener party again…


Prediction Time

If you want to be the guy who starts dropping I-told-you-sos in February then you better damn well be the guy who lays it all out there in October. The best part about predictions is that not many people actually remember the ones that don’t come to fruition. It’s kind of a win-win situation with…