GDB 45.0: Quest for Consecutive Wins Continues (5pm MT, SNW)

It has been 43 days since the Edmonton Oilers won consecutive hockey games. They won on the road in Vegas and Arizona on November 23rd and 24th. Mike Smith was between the pipes for the first win, but gave way to Mikko Koskinen the next night. Edmonton has won two games in a row only…


Holland doubles down on desire for Oilers to be a playoff team

Edmonton Oilers general manager Ken Holland was on Sportsnet Toronto’s Fan590 Monday morning where he doubled down on his desire for the Oilers to be a playoff team. Holland said that the window for the Oilers is now to be a playoff team with the likes of core players Connor McDavid, Leon Draisaitl, Darnell Nurse…


Oilers prospect Lavoie traded in QMJHL

Fresh off a gold medal victory at the 2020 World Junior championships, Edmonton Oilers prospect Raphael Lavoie has been traded in the QMJHL. The big winger, who scored two assists in seven World Junior games, was traded from the Halifax Mooseheads to the Chicoutimi Saguenéens.


Game Notes Oilers @ Maple Leafs: Tough Test

The Toronto Maple Leafs have a league-best .775 points percentage, and the second most points, 31, since Sheldon Keefe was hired as their new head coach on November 20th. Since firing Mike Babcock the Leafs have dominated their opposition going 15-4-1, and outscoring them 82-54. The Leafs were 6-4 in their first ten games with…