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Baggedmilk on #theLOCKERROOM: Dips, Borat, and Goalie Shopping

The offseason rolls on for our beloved Oilers and another Wednesday on the calendar meant another chance for your boy to jump on the radio with the guys from The Locker Room to discuss all things hockey and life in general. This week, we look at the Oilers’ goaltending situation, love for dips, Borat, and…

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Tuesday 10 Thoughts: NHL Draft, RFA Concerns and More

The 2020 NHL draft is three weeks from today. There will be the usual hype and excitement, as 217 players will hear their name called. It will be a thrill for them and their families, and maybe a bit more special as they had to wait an extra 106 days to enjoy the moment due…

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Finding a Third-Line Centre: The Trade Options

In my opinion, the Oiler’s two biggest needs heading into this coming offseason are upgrading their goaltending and finding a solid third-line centre who can give them a solid third scoring line. Over the last few weeks, I’ve been going through some of the players that could be available for them to acquire. I started…

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Best NHL Forwards at Carrying The Puck into Offensive Zone

Puck possession has become more of a focus in the NHL over the past few seasons, and I don’t see that trend changing. A well placed chip-and-chase, or even a dump-and-chase, can also be effective, but successful coaches have encouraged puck possession more than ever recently. A few weeks ago I looked at defencemen who…

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Monday Mailbag – Who are the Oilers untouchables?

Welcome, ladies and gentlemen, to a brand new edition of the Monday Mailbag which means that our writers have an opportunity for you to not only learn something but to also avoid your responsibilities for a few minutes. In this week’s Mailbag, we take a look at the price of goaltending, Ken Holland’s untouchables, and…

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WWYDW(SE): What about Matt Benning?

When it comes to offseason decisions for the Edmonton Oilers, one choice that I’ll be watching is to see what Ken Holland plans to do with pending RFA Matt Benning. In this week’s What Would You Do Wednesday (Sunday Edition), I want to know how you’d handle the Oilers’ current third-pairing RHD.