No one wants to hear about the Red Wings

This morning, Ken Holland spent about 20 minutes talking to the media about what’s going on with the Oilers, and after it was over, I was left wondering what the point was even for the scribes that requested this availability. That is, of course, unless you enjoy hearing about how things worked in Detroit 30…


The P-Word

A week ago today I wrote that I’d had enough of Mikko Koskinen struggling in the Edmonton Oilers’ goal crease after a 4-1 loss to the New York Rangers in what’s become a 2-9-2 skid. I said then I wanted to see Stuart Skinner recalled from Bakersfield to work in tandem with Mike Smith.


Will a Team Help Evander Kane?

The main goal in the NHL is to win. There is immense pressure and competition to succeed, and it is rare that a player as talented as Evander Kane is a free agent in mid-January. There is no doubt Kane will make any team better on the ice, but will teams that pursue him consider…


Risk and Reward: About Evander

If this were just about second chances, you could easily make a compelling argument why a lot of NHL teams should be interested in adding Evander Kane to their roster. The reality is Kane passed the second-chance threshold a long time ago and there’s a lot more to consider.