Thursday, October 09, 2014

Oilers lose goaltending battle and home opener

It almost felt as though we had seen this movie before. For the second consecutive year, the Edmonton Oilers delivered a dominating performance during their season opener and for the second consecutive year they ended up on the wrong side of the scoresheet courtesy of their netminder’s inability to make that timely stop all teams need. 

Wednesday, October 08, 2014

Leon Draisaitl and the 2014-15 NHL Campaign

So here we are. The Edmonton Oilers are just over twenty-four hours away from the start of their 2014-15 season and they are about to embark on that journey with the quartet of Mark Arcobello, Leon Draisaitl, Boyd Gordon and Ryan Nugent-Hopkins at centre. 

Tuesday, October 07, 2014

Darnell Nurse earns his shot

After completing their pre-season schedule with 3-2 loss to the Vancouver Canucks on Saturday night, the Edmonton Oilers were left with some rather difficult decisions to make prior to the start of their 2014-15 schedule. 

Sunday, October 05, 2014

Scrivens Stumbles In Vancouver

On a night in which the Edmonton Oilers decided to keep Taylor Hall, Ryan Nugent-Hopkins and David Perron out of their starting lineup, Dallas Eakins’ crew still found a way to outplay what was essentially the Vancouver Canucks opening night roster in what was both sides exhibition finale.