Connor McDavid ‘Working Towards’ Being Ready for Training Camp

By The Canadian Press August 26th, 2019 TORONTO — Edmonton Oilers captain Connor McDavid says he’s “working towards” being ready for the start of training camp. The 22-year-old superstar made the comments Monday at the annual BioSteel camp, but offered little else with regards to his recovery from a left knee injury suffered after he […]

Oilers’ Kassian Poised to Play Alongside Dynamic Duo

report this ad When the Edmonton Oilers acquired Zack Kassian in 2015 from the Montreal Canadiens in exchange for goaltender Ben Scrivens, many expected the former first-round draft pick to fizzle out of the NHL for good. However, since the Oilers gave him the opportunity to steer his career back on track, Kassian has exceeded […]

Early Erie Otters’ Camp Takeaways

report this ad The Erie Otters opened their orientation camp Saturday morning at Erie Bank Center. It was their first opportunity to see third-overall pick Connor Lockhart take the ice. Lockhart made news Friday night when he officially committed to the Otters. He and general manager Dave Brown spoke to the media with his parents […]

Connor McDavid Storyline Echos That of John Tavares

There’s no denying the New York Islanders waited too long to handle things with John Tavares. Not necessarily the contract talks, but the host of issues that led to his agent, Pat Brisson, urging Tavares to meet with teams during the interview period and listen to their pitches before making a final decision.  We don’t […]

Edmonton Oilers Final Run: 3 Good, 3 Bad, 3 Worse

With only twelve games left in the NHL season for the Edmonton Oilers and the team eight points back of a wild-card spot in the Western Conference, the playoffs aren’t looking very likely. Such a fate is unfortunate, since, the loss to the New Jersey Devils notwithstanding, the Oilers have looked pretty good as of […]

NHL Rumors: Red Wings, Canucks, Golden Knights, McDavid Buzz

In today’s NHL rumor rundown, there are updates on the Detroit Red Wings and their talks with head coach Jeff Blashill, there are rumblings out of Vancouver when it comes to Loui Eriksson and how they will approach free agency and the Golden Knights are already examining how they’ll make things work with William Karlsson […]

Oilers Waive Brandon Manning, Can’t Produce Magic Twice

The Edmonton Oilers have taken another step to try and correct a mistake made by Peter Chiarelli while he was general manager of the team. On Monday, the Oilers placed lightning-rod for criticism and rarely-used defenseman Brandon Manning on waivers. The #Oilers have placed defenceman Brandon Manning on waivers for the purpose of assignment to […]

Playoffs or Bust Can’t Be Oilers Mentality

The Edmonton Oilers find themselves in a curious predicament. The limitations of their roster are obvious to any hockey observer and yet the opportunity to grab a playoff spot in a rather pedestrian Western Conference is quite real. Though a return to the post-season remains priority one for the here and now, the long-term viability […]

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 […]