WATCH: JJ Khaira sticks up for Zack kassian, fights Haley

Saturday night’s afternoon’s alright for fighting. It’s a matinee game in Sunrise, Florida today and everyone is all riled up. Panthers grunt Michael Haley drilled Zack Kassian with a questionable check and immediately had to the answer to JJ Khaira.


Ty Rattie is next up on the McDavid line

The Oilers are travelling to Florida for back-to-back games against the Panthers and Lightning this weekend. According to Jack Michaels, Pontus Aberg won’t be in the lineup on Saturday, so it’ll be the freshly-recalled Ty Rattie sliding in on the top line.


Is something brewing between the Oilers and Senators?

According to Mark Spector, Ottawa Senators general manager Pierre Dorion was in attendance for both of the Oilers’ last two games against the Flames and Sharks. It’s standard practice for teams to send scouts to watch other teams around the league, but having another team’s general manager out to watch back-to-back games certainly suggests this is…


Sharks 4, Oilers 3 (OT) post-game Oil Spills: Blown leads galore!

After getting edged out by the Flames 1-0 on Wednesday night, the Oilers were back in Edmonton for the second half of a double dip against the San Jose Sharks. Despite putting forward a good effort offensively, the Oilers blew three different one-goal leads and eventually got dropped in overtime.


WWYDW: The Playoff Format

The Oilers are going to miss the playoffs this year. But there’s a silver lining: The league’s general managers are considering adding more teams to the playoff structure. You might not have faith in Pistol Pete’s ability to pull this team up from the gutter, but if the league actually does go through and expand the playoffs,…


Oilers to lose fourth-round pick in 2018

Al Montoya is making his seventh appearance as a member of the Edmonton Oilers tonight. Why is that significant? Because it means Edmonton had reached the condition on the trade they made with the Montreal Canadiens back in January.


Flames 1, Oilers 0 post-game Oil Spills: Shut Down

You’re welcome, Calgary. Mike Smith and the Flames edged out the Oilers last night for a massive win in Calgary’s pursuit of re-claiming a playoff spot. The Oilers weren’t all that bad, but one horrible defensive play ultimately cost them the game as Smith stood on his head for the Flames.