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A Look at the Shore Signing

Nothing like a depth signing to rile up Oilersnation. If this is foreshadowing how the off-season will unfold in Edmonton, then the next eight weeks will be a wild ride. And I can’t wait. Opinions on players, coaches, management, signings, trades and even anthem singers touch every possible spot across the sporting spectrum. The Devin…

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Tuesday Thoughts…

The line between winning “Parent of the Day”  or “Failed Parent of the Day” can be very thin. We just returned from a family trip to Canmore. We planned a few hikes, and on Saturday got an impromptu invitation from our neighbours, who happened to be in Canmore as well, to join them on a…

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What’s the Fuss About?

We’re just 10 days into June, but you know Edmonton Oilers’ fans are going through hockey withdrawal, and rightfully so, when the signing of a fringe player like Devin Shore generates the kind of heat it has since he inked a two-year deal with an $850,000 AAV yesterday. Thank goodness there’s another fix ready to…

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Hall and Ebs

I remember writing about how Taylor Hall and Jordan Eberle had taken over leadership of the Edmonton Oilers and that they’d put their stamp on a team that had been wandering aimlessly for years since the 2006 Stanley Cup final. They would, I wrote in 2012, be cornerstone players for the franchise for a long…

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Just Get In, Baby

When the North Division playoffs began, I had the Edmonton Oilers beating the Winnipeg Jets in five games and the Toronto Maple Leafs rolling over the Montreal Canadiens, also in five games. That was supposed to set up a Toronto-Edmonton match-up in the division final that I saw the Oilers winning in seven games. You?