Forecasting the Second Half

The Oilers entered the second half of the season with playoff hopes dashed and fans enraged. Offseason bets haven’t worked out, and the long-term effects of downgrading in skill each summer are showing.


Should the Oilers buy low on Anthony Duclair?

Both Craig Custance and Arizona Sports’ Craig Morgan have reported that Anthony Duclair has asked for a trade. Morgan says it’s unlikely Duclair will be with team in March as a rocky tenure in Arizona has both sides wanting a fresh start.


Jets 4, Oilers 3 post-game Oil Spills: The win streak ends

The Edmonton Oilers winning streak ends at four. The Oilers came back from the holiday break and couldn’t beat the Jets, despite scoring three goals, one of which was shorthanded. The Jets are one of the better teams in the West. The Oilers can take solace in that, as well as the late push to…


Nation Notebook: Islanders Belmont Arena gets Approved

This a weekly feature that rounds up news, rumours, and interesting things happening around the NHL.  The New York Islanders are getting a new arena. Derek Brassard could be an interest trade candidate if Ottawa wants to shed salary. Dallas has a decision to make with Tyler Seguin in the next year. P.K. Subban still…