Suck It Up

Of course it sucks that the Edmonton Oilers will be without Connor McDavid for two to three weeks with a quad injury, but if losing one player — even the best player on the planet — is enough to drop them out of playoff contention, they don’t deserve a place in the post-season.


GDB 56.0: McDavid Out 2-3 Weeks (7pm MT, SNW)

“In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity,” Albert Einstein. Connor McDavid’s quad injury, which will keep him out two to three weeks according to Oilers GM Ken Holland, is a big blow to the Edmonton Oilers. But the other players can’t use it as an excuse to wilt or feel sorry for themselves. They are…


A Deal with the Devil?

The Edmonton Oilers are in the market for a top-six winger or a third line centre, possibly both, but Penguins Jim Rutherford didn’t do Ken Holland any favours on Monday night.


Game Notes Oilers vs Blackhawks: McDavid and Nurse

When Connor McDavid leaves practice early because of a leg injury/issue sustained in the previous game, it is a big story. Oilersnation will be slightly on edge this morning waiting to hear if McDavid will play tonight. He is the most dynamic player in the NHL, and when you add his injury is on the…