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Five fifth round sleepers for the Edmonton Oilers

By Austin Broad FCHockey Contributor There will be more misses than hits at the 2021 NHL Draft. History has shown this. It’s a law of diminishing returns, too. The later in the draft you get, the longer the odds that your pick-turned-prospect will blossom into an NHL player, much less an NHL star. And whether…

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What Does Losing Larsson Mean?

Adam Larsson spent five seasons with the Edmonton Oilers. He played a simple, but effective game. He relished the challenge of trying to shut down offensive players. He started his stationary shifts on the defensive zone (32.2%) more than the offensive zone (21.1%). His role was to try and limit scoring chances, rather than create…

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Summer of Rage

I knew the Edmonton Oilers’ bandwagon was upside down in the ditch on fire and that Baggedmilk would be hitting the beet juice early when his #SummerOfRage hashtag showed up right after it was announced the Seattle Kraken were about to sign pending UFA Adam Larsson.

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Expansion Day Live Blog

With the expansion draft coming up a few hours from now, I thought it would be a good idea to put together a live blog to give us all one single place to keep up with all of the action that started first thing this morning. Since insiders like Frank Seravalli are breaking the news…

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Five fourth round targets for the Edmonton Oilers

By Austin Broad FCHockey Contributor There will be more misses than hits at the 2021 NHL Draft. History has shown this. It’s a law of diminishing returns, too. The later in the draft you get, the longer the odds that your pick-turned-prospect will blossom into an NHL player, much less an NHL star. And whether…

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Weekly Rumours: There’s So Much Going On!

The Expansion Draft has dominated the rumour mill over the last few days, but once that is out of the way teams will get back to wheeling and dealing. It’s still expected to be one of the busiest summers we’ve seen in a few years and that means there are no shortage of rumours for…

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Third round sleepers for the Edmonton Oilers

By Austin Broad FCHockey Contributor There will be more misses than hits at the 2021 NHL Draft. History has shown this. It’s a law of diminishing returns, too. The later in the draft you get, the longer the odds that your pick-turned-prospect will blossom into an NHL player, much less an NHL star. And whether…