Friday, December 20, 2013

Eakins has finally seen enough

The day after being called out in this very spot for seemingly making nothing but excuses for his players and their losing ways, Edmonton Oilers head coach Dallas Eakins took aim at his top players following his club’s 4-2 loss to the Colorado Avalanche on Thursday night.

Thursday, December 19, 2013

Sorry Mr. Eakins but bad bounces are not the issue

Like many of his young players, Edmonton Oilers head coach Dallas Eakins is in the midst of finding his way in the National Hockey League. Both he and his players are learning on the fly and not surprisingly, both have had more than their fair share of hiccups along the way.

Wednesday, December 18, 2013

Losses continue to pile up, despite another decent effort

Four games into what is without question the toughest stretch of games on the Edmonton Oilers 2013-14 schedule the Oilers have gone zero for four, despite playing some of their most consistent hockey of the season.

Simply not good enough

Heading into their matchup with the Edmonton Oilers on Sunday night, the Anaheim Ducks not only held down top spot in the Pacific Division but were also the only team in the NHL to have lost a game on home ice in regulation time.

Sunday, December 15, 2013

If Peters is the answer, I'm not sure what the question is

Since announcing the trade of backup/third string goalie Jason LaBarbera to the Chicago Blackhawks, rumours have started making the rounds surrounding the Edmonton Oilers.