At Random: The Tandem

While Dave Tippett’s consistency in platooning Mikko Koskinen and Mike Smith in the goal crease produced some early results for the Edmonton Oilers this season, it’s obvious that the blue paint has swung Koskinen’s way based on what we’ve seen lately. At least it looks like it from here.


Monday Musings: More Time for Mikko?

Through 32 games Mike Smith and Mikko Koskinen have each made 16 starts. That is a big enough sample size (39% of the season) to see there is a discrepancy in the numbers between Smith and Koskinen.


Overtime Issues?

When Connor McDavid and Leon Draisaitl are going they are spectacular to watch in overtime but lately, they haven’t been able to find the finish. The Oilers have gone beyond regulation eight times so far this season winning twice in overtime and twice in the shootout while also coming out on the wrong end three…


Monday Mailbag – Let’s talk about Sam Gagner

It’s that wonderful time again, dear friends. A December chill is in the air, the boys are right in the mix, and we’re nearing the back half of the NHL season with the playoffs in our sights. As always, the mailbag is back and we’re answering the questions you have leading into the end of…