Edmonton Oilers and the 50 Shades of Extreme

If you’re an Edmonton Oilers fan, you probably feel and know well the swings that come with being an Edmonton Oilers fan. Either the “sky is falling” or the “team is on its way to finally contend for the Stanley Cup” but, not often, is there an in-between. These days, that feeling is even more […]

Finding Leon a Running Mate

From the moment the Edmonton Oilers announced the signing of Leon Draisaitl to an eight-year extension for an eye-popping $68 million, expectations for the talented German pivot skyrocketed. Though on the surface, asking the 22-year-old to drive his own line while playing second fiddle to Connor McDavid may seem reasonable enough, in reality, it’s not […]

Predicting Oilers’ 2018-19 Opening Night Roster: Forwards

In this two-part series looking at the Edmonton Oilers’ potential opening night roster, Part Two assesses the forwards and what lines the club could run out of the gate. If you haven’t read Part One, in which we took a deep dive into the goaltending and defense pairings, you can do so here. Predicting Oilers […]