Ethan Bear was easily the most pleasant, and unexpected surprise for the Edmonton Oilers this season. Not only did he make the opening night roster, he flourished and became a top-four defenceman after Adam Larsson was injured on opening night.
In a conversation with Hockey Portal, Oilers forward, Tomas Jurco, discussed his first season in Edmonton, his hip surgery, and what he expects going forward.
Doug Weight was the Oilers’ best player for much of his eight seasons in Edmonton. From 1993/1994 to 2000/2001 Weight was the leading offensive catalyst by a large margin. He scored 155 goals and 569 points in 575 games. Ryan Smyth was second in scoring with 133 goals and 260 points in 433 games. Weight…
Earlier today, Dr. Anthony Fauci, the United States’ top infectious disease expert, spoke to Snapchat’s Peter Hamby about an array of topics revolving around COVID-19, including his take about how professional sports will be able to happen again this summer.
On Tuesday afternoon, Bob Nicholson was the latest member of the Oilers organization to jump on a conference call with the media. During the 10-minute session, Nicholson spoke about the state of the NHL, the potential for summer hockey, the Hlinka-Gretzky tournament, and the newly launched Colby Cave Memorial Fund.
The tradition of the daily conference call continued yesterday when Connor McDavid took his turn to speak to reporters about how he’s been doing while quarantined, his teammate Colby Cave, and what’s to come for the NHL.
Like several of his players before him, it was Ken Holland’s turn to jump on a conference call with the media to discuss a variety of topics. In this latest edition, we look at Holland’s thoughts on staying positive during the NHL shutdown, the potential for summer hockey, and expectations during his first year in…
We continue our look back at the 1997 Edmonton Oilers vs Dallas Stars first round playoff series today with Stars defenceman Richard Matvichuk. He grew up in Fort Saskatchewan and playing against his hometown team was a thrill. Matvichuk was a rugged, stay-at-home D-man who played against the Oilers’ top players. He and Ryan Smyth…
NHL Commissioner, Gary Bettman, appeared on Lunch Talk Live with Mike Tirico this afternoon to talk about the future of the 2019-20 season and what the league is doing in the hopes of resuming play.
Just as his teammates did before him, Darnell Nurse jumped on a conference call yesterday to talk a little bit about how he’s staying in shape during quarantine, his teammates, and what’s to come for the NHL.
With the NHL currently on hiatus, and it appears as though it will be staying that way for a while, I figured now would be a great time to look at some interesting ways that the NHL could change and in my opinion, improve.
Oscar Klefbom: “You want to go back to Edmonton and start playing again. That’s what I’m waiting for.”
From his home in Karlstad, Sweden, Edmonton Oilers defenceman, Oscar Klefbom, took his turn to jump on a conference call with reporters to talk a little bit about how he’s spending the time, some of his teammates, and what’s to come for the NHL.