On March 12th, 2020, the NHL made the right decision to shut down the league as a means of slowing the spread of COVID-19, and it’s a little bit wild to think that it’s already been two months since the world pushed pause.
The comeback of all comebacks got its legs 14 years ago today when the Edmonton Oilers beat the San Jose Sharks in game four of the 2006 playoffs. Jason Smith paced the Oilers with a goal and two assists, but before we get into that game four win, it’s important to remember what had happened…
Ryan Rishaug tweeted out an interesting tidbit of information today, reporting that, in the event of a return to play scenario, the Oilers would like to add 2019 first-round pick Philip Broberg to their roster.
2020 Draft Countdown No. 75-71: Dmitri Zlodeyev, Ryan Francis, Will Cuylle, Brett Berard, Daniel Torgersson
Welcome to OilersNation’s 2020 Draft Countdown. Over the next few weeks leading up to the draft (or, well, when it seems the draft might be), we’ll be rounding up scouting reports, quotes, and videos about our Top-100 prospects available. Here are aggregated profiles on Dmitri Zlodeyev, Ryan Francis, Will Cuylle, Brett Berard, and Daniel Torgersson.
Ryan Rishaug of TSN has been doing some solid reporting during this COVID-19 pandemic about what measures it might take to get the Edmonton Oilers and the NHL back on the ice, including talks between the Oilers and the province of Alberta about establishing protocols for testing and mitigating risk.
Georges Laraque likes to have fun. He likes to sing on his radio show. He makes fun of himself and loves joking and chirping with his friends and hockey fans. He seemingly always has a smile on his face. But for many years, behind that larger-than-life smile was pain. Laraque was one of the most…
The Andreas Athanasiou era in Edmonton hit the brakes about as fast as it got started. With only nine games under his belt in Edmonton, we’re going to dive into his time before coming to town, and what he’s done in a short showing.
The 2019-20 Bakersfield Condors season officially ended yesterday when the American Hockey League announced they were shutting the season down.