GDB 8.0: Let’s Get Kraken (7:30pm MT, SN1)

Welcome, ladies and gentlemen, to a brand new GDB for the first regular season meeting between the Edmonton Oilers and Seattle Kraken, as the two clubs will square off tonight at Rogers Place. Sporting a 6-1-0 record through the first month of the NHL season, the Oilers got about as good of a start as…


GDB 7.0: Avoiding Back-to-Back Losses (8:00pm MT, CBC)

How can you not be jacked up on a Saturday when the Edmonton Oilers are set to play the Vancouver Canucks in a Hockey Night in Canada rematch of their season opener? Will we be able to build upon our hot start? Will the Canucks get their revenge? Ladies and gentlemen, it’s game day. A…


GDB 6.0: Make the Most of Time Off (8pm MT, SN1)

In an 82-game season, there will be times when teams focus on different things to motivate them. When the organization and head coach gives you two nights off in Vegas, the best thing the players can do is repay them with a solid performance the next game. Because it might lead to more fun nights…


GDB 5.0: Make it Five (8:00pm MT, SN360)

Welcome, dearest Internet friends, to a brand new GDB that I’ve prepared with great diligence to help us all get ready for the first meeting of the season between our beloved Edmonton Oilers and the Vegas Golden Knights.


GDB 4.0: Koski-Win? (8pm MT, SNW)

Mikko Koskinen is 1-0 this season, but tonight is his first start of the season. He replaced the injured Mike Smith with 27 minutes remaining with the Oilers trailing 4-3. Edmonton scored three times to win 6-5 and Koskinen got the win. This is an important year for the big Finn. He wants to play…


GDB 3.0: American Teams Do Exist (7pm MT, SN1)

After 59 consecutive games against Canadian teams, the Oilers face an American foe from Anaheim tonight. Both rosters are significantly different than the last time these teams met, and many Anaheim players, including coach Dallas Eakins, have never played/coached at Rogers Arena. The added excitement of this season for players and coaches is facing opponents…


GDB 2.0: Let the Battle Begin (8:00pm MT, CBC)

There’s always something special about a Saturday night matchup with the Calgary Flames, isn’t there? Ladies and gentlemen of the Nation, I welcome you to a brand new GDB to help us all get prepared for the 253rd installment of the Battle of Alberta.


GDB -8.0: One Last Tune Up (7:00pm MT, SN360)

After an eternity of waiting, evaluation, and guessing how the pieces will all fall together, we’ve finally made it to the final preseason game of the year between the Edmonton Oilers and the Vancouver Canucks. I don’t know about you fine folks, but I am incredibly excited that we’re finally almost done with the tune-up…