Kailer Yamamoto is signed but now what?

On Wednesday afternoon, the Oilers announced that the team had re-signed Kailer Yamamoto to a two-year, $3.1 million contract extension and I was pumped to see it. I personally think Yamamoto is a big part of moving this ship forward and that’s why getting him done for two years was important, but as much as…


Off the Top of My Head

If we’re finally doing this right, Saturday’s announcement that Michael Brind’Amour had stepped down as a member and chair of the Hockey Canada board of directors is just the first shoe to drop in the wake of the scandal that’s come to light about the 2018 sexual assault of a woman. Since the initial story…


What would you add to the menu at Rogers Place?

Before we get into the article I must note that articles such as this are for fun. The last time I asked “What movie character is Connor McDavid” and some were confused at the point of the article. The point is simple: We’re getting into the dog days of the Oilers’ off-season and I feel…


Where Can the Oilers’ Offence Improve?

The Edmonton Oilers scored 285 goals last season, the most the organization has scored since 1992. They averaged 3.48 goals/game in 2022 which tied them with Tampa Bay for seventh best in the NHL and had them behind Florida, Toronto, St. Louis, Colorado, Minnesota and Calgary. The offence was a strength last season, and should…


From the Top

While there’s still work to do for Edmonton Oilers’ president and general manager Ken Holland with the off-season now stretching into the first week of August, the ink he’s already managed to get done is impressive from where I sit.