Edmonton Oilers place Mike Smith on injured reserve

UPDATE: The Oilers have officially placed Mike Smith on the injured reserve and have recalled goaltender Stuart Skinner from the AHL. Skinner has appeared in two games for the Condors this year winning both while positing a .946 save percentage and allowing just three goals. Tough news for the Edmonton Oilers as goaltender Mike Smith will…


Kids These Days

Watching Evan Bouchard and Kailer Yamamoto heading in opposite directions in Dave Tippett’s line-up during the Edmonton Oilers 6-5 win over the Anaheim Ducks Tuesday was an interesting juxtaposition and another reminder young players seldom develop in a straight line.


Winning Ugly Is Better than Losing

One of the most annoying phrases in hockey is “You can’t win in the playoffs playing that way,” when it is uttered in the first week of the regular season. It is such a ridiculous statement. How a team plays in October has zero impact on how they play in May. Teams can play well…


Baggedmilk on #theLOCKERROOM: Undefeated in 2021-22, baby!

Happy Wednesday, Internet friends, and welcome to yet another chapter of your ol’ pal Baggedmilk’s adventures in 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 the Oilers while also offering my takes on anything else that’s going on…