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Friday Fights: Toughness Reigns Supreme

Hello out there, I’m on the air, it’s Hockey Fights today. This is a weekly feature where we will take a look back at the best tilts of the week that was, a fond look back at the fights that were, and a strong finger wag at the worst fight of the week. Ask and…

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GDB 60.0: Final Goodbye? (7pm MST, SNW)

Mark Letestu and his wife Brett will be bringing their three children to tonight’s game. Their oldest is six, and usually they don’t come to weeknight home games, but tonight is different. It most likely will be Letestu’s last game in Edmonton as a member of the Oilers and his family wants to share that…

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GDB 59.0: McDavid v. Bergeron (7pm MST, SNW)

Will we see a marquee matchup tonight? The reigning Hart Trophy and Art Ross winner, Connor McDavid, versus the best defensive forward in the NHL, Patrice Bergeron. Bergeron has won the Frank Selke Trophy (best defensive forward) in four of the last six seasons. He finished second in 2016 to Anze Kopitar and was second…

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Quick Hits Oilers vs. Bruins: Slump Busters

Ryan Strome scored the game winner in Colorado on Sunday. It was his first goal in 23 games. “Maybe it will get the piano off my back,” he said post-game. Strome wasn’t the only Oilers carrying a piano, or monkey, on his back. Many Oilers are struggling through a goal-scoring slump.

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Prospect Update: Trouble in Bakersfield

Not a lot of highlight-worthy weeks for the prospects in this latest update (outside of the playoff races in the CHL which always mean bigger numbers). The Condors are dealing with a shortage of able bodies right now. And with the short-lived call-up of Keegan Lowe (now sent back down) the cupboards in Condorsville were getting…