The Yzerman Moment

One of the weirder recurring ideas that have come up over these last two playoffs exits is the storyline that Connor McDavid needs to have some kind of Steve Yzerman moment if the Oilers are ever going to win. At first glance, you can kind of understand why some of the good old boys would…


Holland: Top Priority is Scoring Depth

Edmonton Oilers Gm Ken Holland had a lengthy one-hour press conference yesterday discussing his team. There are many areas to discuss, but I want to focus on what I see as the main priority for him this off-season: upgrading his scoring depth. There are other areas to tweak and improve, and we will look at…


Encore in the Crease?

For all the consternation last off-season when Edmonton Oilers’ GM Ken Holland circled back to Mike Smith and re-signed him after his pursuit of UFA Jacob Markstrom proved too pricey, I wasn’t surprised when he told reporters Wednesday he’s interested in an encore for the 39-year-old stopper next season.


5 Big Questions Facing the Edmonton Oilers

Ken Holland held his season-ending media availability yesterday and now, it really feels like the offseason. The regular season was fun, the playoffs sucked, and now it’s time to turn the page and shift our focus to how this team can improve in the next few months. Holland’s availability didn’t leave me feeling too inspired….


Random Thoughts: Ken Holland Presser Edition

This morning, Edmonton Oilers General Manager, Ken Holland, spoke to the media after the Oilers were swept in the playoffs by the Winnipeg Jets and I wanted to give a few of my thoughts and takes on a couple of the items he touched on.


Baggedmilk on #theLOCKERROOM: What Went Wrong

Happy Wednesday, everybody, and welcome to another chapter of your ol’ pal Baggedmilk’s adventures in local radio. As I do every week, I jumped on the air with the boys on The Locker Room for a quick segment to talk about what went wrong between the Oilers and Jets, what happens next, and offered my…