GDB 47.0: Win and Develop (8pm MT, SNW)

It is difficult to gain ground in a playoff race when you can’t win consecutive games, but the Edmonton Oilers have been able to stay in the Western Conference race despite the trend of lose-win-lose-win-lose-win-lose-win over their previous eight games (4-4), because the Colorado Avalanche went 2-4-2, and the Anaheim Ducks went 0-5-3. Edmonton can’t…


GDB Game Notes: Oilers and Canucks in Meaningful Game

It has been 13 years since the Edmonton Oilers and Vancouver Canucks met in a game that meant a lot in the NHL standings. It was March 25th, 2006. The Canucks entered the game in 7th spot in the western conference with 82 points, while the Oilers were in 8th place with 80 points. LA…


Oil Kings Update: Edmonton gets hot after deadline moves

I wasn’t expecting  Oil Kings GM Kirt Hill to be terribly busy at this year’s trade deadline. I knew he was going to move one of his three goalies, and apart from that, I didn’t expect anything else to happen. That’s why, like a lot of people around the team, I was surprised when a…


No Oilers in Top-50 Prospects List

The Oilers don’t have any noteworthy prospects. Well, according to Craig Button, at least. TSN released Button’s Top-50 prospect rankings on Tuesday and no Oiler made the list.


GDB 46.0: Going the Wrong Way (7pm MST, SNW)

One of my favourite movies scenes of all-time was in Planes, Trains and Automobiles. Del Griffith (John Candy) is driving while Neal Page (Steve Martin) is sleeping in the passenger seat. Page wakes up when Griffith starts honking his horn as a car on the highway is trying to get their attention. Page rolls down…