Andrej Sekera hoping to return before Christmas

Andrej Sekera, noted team dad, is hoping to be back on the ice with the boys before Christmas. Sekera is still recovering from the offseason ACL surgery and is now (finally) nearing his return. How far off is he? Let’s take a look.


Adam Larsson could be out longer than expected

When Adam Larsson was placed on the injured reserve back on Dec. 1, it was expected that he was only going to miss a week of action. Apparently that isn’t the case anymore, as the rugged defender suffered a setback in practice today and could be out longer than expected.


Around The Pacific: Six teams separated by nine points

This is a weekly feature in which I’ll look at the performances and narratives of the teams in the Pacific Division. The Golden Knights had a rough week and are sliding down the standings, making the Pacific Division a massive mess in the middle between the strong Los Angeles Kings and the terrible Arizona Coyotes.


Weekend Update: December 2nd, 2017

A light week for the Oil in the pipeline. A goalie shuffle through the system as a result of the Cam Talbot IR placement. Brad Malone is lighting up the AHL since his recent reassignment with six points in four games. Tyler Benson is continuing to lead the Vancouver Giants in points per game with…


Oilers claim Brandon Davidson off waivers

Good morning everyone! I went to sleep with a smile on my face after a big Battle of Alberta win last night and woke up with an even bigger smile on my face. The Oilers have gone full circle and have officially claimed Brandon Davidson off of waivers from the Montreal Canadiens. 


GDB 27.0 Wrap Up: Giddy-Up

Hey, Oilers Nation! Emergency Backup Cat here, taking on the Battle of Alberta for our lovely friends on the full-time writing staff to help them out with a prior engagement. Holy smokes, what a barn burner. Coming into this game, I was excited to see what both Laurent Brossoit and Mike Smith had to offer…


Games Day Notes: Edmonton Oilers at Calgary Flames

The injury to Cam Talbot is a bitter pill for Edmonton Oilers fans, and points to a major problem for this hockey club: Depth. Along with a lack of balance, it is a key issue and surely will be discussed a lot over the summer. Both Peter Chiarelli and Todd McLellan have talked about this…


GDB 27.0: Desperado (8pm MST, CBC)

If you’ve looked at the standings this morning, you know this is a dire time for the Edmonton Oilers 2017-18 season. The Oilers are No. 7 in the division and seven points behind the Calgary Flames as we enter play this evening, and it could be five points or nine by the time the clock…


Oil Kings Skid Grows to Twelve

“We do a lot of good things and then we load up the shotgun and point it directly at our foot,” said Oil Kings Head Coach Steve Hamilton following his team’s 3-1 loss to the Brandon Wheat Kings, their twelfth in a row.


Maple Leafs 6, Oilers 4 post-game Oil Spills: Seeing blue

It’s always a good time when the Leafs and Oilers play. The two teams engaged in a wild barnburner last night with non-stop action back and forth. Edmonton, without Adam Larsson and Cam Talbot, struggled early but showed some resilience, battling back from multiple deficits, but Toronto ultimately came out on top 6-4.