Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Oilers win another but the waters remain rather muddy


It certainly wasn’t pretty but the Edmonton Oilers found a way to send 16, 839 home from Rexall Place with a smile on their collective faces on Monday evening courtesy of a 3-1 victory over the Winnipeg Jets. 

Marincin continues to make things interesting


While the Edmonton Oilers dropped their second pre-season decision in four outings on Sunday afternoon in Saskatoon, falling 5-0 to the Chicago Blackhawks “B - Squad”, their win/loss record in exhibition games doesn’t mean a damn thing. 

Sunday, September 28, 2014

Was Allowing Fedun To Walk A Mistake?


The Edmonton Oilers organization had a rather difficult decision to make when it came to defenceman Taylor Fedun. On a team littered with nothing but middling National Hockey League talent and a plethora of potential along its blueline, finding a spot for the Edmonton native proved to be an impossible task for general manager Craig MacTavish. 

Time For Pitlick To Claim A Roster Spot


The moment Edmonton Oilers general manager Craig MacTavish decided to bring Benoit Pouliot and Teddy Purcell on board for the upcoming 2014-15 campaign, Tyler Pitlick had to have been wondering if he had missed his opportunity to stick with the team that drafted him back in 2010. 

Friday, September 26, 2014

So Far So Good When it Comes to RNH


While the Edmonton Oilers were complete no-shows during the opening twenty-eight or so minutes of their exhibition tilt with the Winnipeg Jets, they did manage to use a twelve minute flurry to get out of town with a 3-2 win on Wednesday night.