Backs Against the Wall

Gut-wrenching, soul-crushing, deflating. Call it what you want. That loss to Chicago was just ugly and now, the Oilers have to dig deep and find a way to even up this series. The good news for Oilers fans is that this series is entirely in their team’s control.


Take summer hockey to the next level in Jasper

If there’s one thing that I think any of us could use right about now, it’s a weekend getaway to the mountains. Thankfully, the folks at Tourism Jasper have come up with a contest to do exactly that, and I’m here to tell you what you need to do to give yourself the chance to…


Real Life Podcast Episode 202 – Hope Will Never Die

Welcome, Nation, to a brand new Thursday episode of the Real Life Podcast to get you caught up on all things Edmonton Oilers and life in general. On today’s podcast, we looked at the Oilers’ play-in series versus the Chicago Blackhawks, the rise of the 50/50, and a whole lot more.


Lady Luck

Whether you want to call it puck luck or getting the bounces, random chance can play a big part in any hockey game. We saw a prime example of that Wednesday as the Chicago Blackhawks beat the Edmonton Oilers 4-3 at Rogers Place to take a 2-1 lead in their play-in series.


Five observations from Edmonton vs Chicago Game 3

Despite a two-goal effort from Leon Draisaitl and a passable game in net from Mikko Koskinen, the Oilers drop Game 3 to the Chicago Blackhawks 4-3 thanks to a late third period goal. The late deflection off Ethan Bear then Jonathan Toews beat Koskinen, and just like that the Oilers now down 2-1 in the…