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Corey Graham: Another Step Closer

On June 29th, 2018, Corey Graham underwent a 10-hour procedure to remove a tumour in his back. It was inside his spinal cord. It ran up from the L3 to the T9. That is half of his back, almost eight inches long. Graham had been the voice of the Edmonton Oil Kings for eight seasons,…

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Holland Takes Right Approach in Free Agency

NHL free agency is not where winning teams are built. How many long-term contracts, in the salary cap era, didn’t end up having buyers remorse? Zdeno Chara (five-year deal), Scott Niedermayer (four-year pact) and Marian Hossa (retired with four years remaining on his deal)? Any others? Prior to free agency starting, Ken Holland gave a…

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Taking a Closer Look at Carter Savoie

Heading into the 2020 Draft, arguably the biggest weakness in the Oilers prospect pool was their lack of scoring forwards. The organization clearly recognized this and for the first time in franchise history, used every single one of their draft picks to select a forward. Naturally, there has been a lot of talk about their…