Off the Top of My Head

Zach Hyman called it an emotional roller-coaster — one that could have come right off the rails when the Edmonton Oilers spotted the Calgary Flames a 2-0 lead early in Game 2 Friday. Instead, what started out looking like a replay of Wednesday’s series-opening 9-6 loss turned into a 5-3 win and a series tied…


Nation Thoughts: Game 3 Adjustments

I don’t know about you, but I felt a whole lot better about the Oilers last night than I did after game one. It didn’t start very pretty, though, with two goals against coming in the opening three minutes. Admittedly, the doubt began to creep in when I saw the Flames up by a pair….


Getting Nuge Going and Other Game 2 Adjustments

Leon Draisaitl is not himself right now. The injury he’s playing through is clearly hindering his ability to contribute at the level he was during the regular season and while you can’t argue with the fact he’s still making a positive impact on the game, the Oilers need some other players in their lineup to…