Game Notes Oilers @ Habs: Owning Carey Price

The Oilers are 10-5-2 against bottom-10 teams in the NHL, which the Montreal Canadiens are after a seven-game winless streak has them plummeting down the standings to 25th place. They were winless in eight games earlier this season, and going 15 games without a win almost guarantees you won’t make the playoffs. But despite their…


Game Notes Oilers @ Maple Leafs: Tough Test

The Toronto Maple Leafs have a league-best .775 points percentage, and the second most points, 31, since Sheldon Keefe was hired as their new head coach on November 20th. Since firing Mike Babcock the Leafs have dominated their opposition going 15-4-1, and outscoring them 82-54. The Leafs were 6-4 in their first ten games with…


Game Notes Oilers @ Sabres: New Year New Results?

Is 2020 the year the Edmonton Oilers finally begin a streak of consecutive playoff appearances? Oilersnation sure hopes so, and when the puck drops in Buffalo tonight the Oilers find themselves in a playoff position with 40 games remaining. They control their destiny and starting 2020 on a five-game road trip might be a good…


Game Notes Oilers @ Canucks: Just Win

The Edmonton Oilers can give themselves a wonderful early Christmas present tonight if they can defeat the Vancouver Canucks — ideally, in regulation. The Pacific Division is very tight, and a regulation win would put Edmonton six points up on Vancouver. That is much more appealing than losing and having only a two-point cushion. Tonight…


Game Notes: Oilers vs Canadiens

The Oilers won’t have much time to think about last night’s ugly loss to the Pittsburgh Penguins as the team is back in action tonight against the Montreal Canadiens.


Game Notes Oilers @ Blues: Challenge The Champions

It doesn’t matter when or where a team plays the defending Stanley Cup Champions, there is always a bit more motivation when you skate against them. The St.Louis Blues are still one of the best teams in the NHL. They are first in the West with 48 points, and third overall in the NHL trailing…


Game Notes Oilers @ Stars: Going Streaking

One of my favourite comedy movies of all-time is Old School. Mitch (Luke Wilson), Frank (Wil Ferrell) and Beanie (Vince Vaughn) try to turn back the clock and re-live their glory days by starting their own college fraternity. This movie is filled with many great quotes and scenes.


Game Notes Oilers @ Wild: Stop The Bleeding

In the tight Western Conference games against most west opponents seems more important than ever. The Oilers sit in first place in the Pacific Division, but they are only six points ahead of ninth place Vancouver, who have two games in hand. Minnesota is seven points back, also with two games in hand, and with…