Oilers’ Forgotten Greats: Tommy Salo
If there is one position that the Edmonton Oilers have done particularly well in throughout their 41-year history, it’s goaltending. The team has churned out its fair share of star goalies, ranging from Andy Moog and Grant Fuhr during the dynasty years to Bill Ranford and Curtis Joseph during the tumultuous ’90s. Related: Oilers’ Forgotten […]
Oilers: Looking Back At Kevin Lowe’s Hall of Fame Career
The Hockey Hall of Fame named their 2020 inductees on Wednesday afternoon. Among the names, two names stood out for Oilers fans, Ken Holland and Kevin Lowe. Holland, who was a lock to be in the Hall at some point, wasn’t much of a surprise, but not many people expected Lowe’s name to be called. […]
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Oilers’ Forgotten Greats: Doug Weight
What is the first thing that comes to mind when you think about the NHL in the 1990s. Maybe it’s Mario Lemieux and Jaromir Jagr’s Pittsburgh Penguins or perhaps the great New Jersey Devils and Colorado Avalanche teams that came out of the decade. Maybe it’s Mark Messier ending the New York Rangers Cup drought […]
Oilers’ Forgotten Greats: Bill Ranford
Almost every NHL franchise has a way of honouring their greatest players. The most popular is through jersey retirement. This honour, which raises a player’s number to the rafters, thus immortalizing them, is considered the highest praise bestowed on a player outside of being elected to the Hockey Hall of Fame. Yet, it is usually […]
Oilers Should Retire Ryan Smyth’s Number
How much does a jersey number mean to a franchise? It’s something that every sports franchise takes into consideration. The process of retiring a number so that it will forever be associated with one iconic player is complicated and hotly debated. Many NHL organizations have set parameters for this honour. The Detroit Red Wings, for […]
Oilers’ Rags To Riches Story On the Blue Line
Defence has been one of the main talking points for the Edmonton Oilers for the past decade and for good reason. For much of their time toiling in mediocrity the team had trouble finding consistent defenders that were able to effectively defend for 20-plus minutes a night. We saw multiple attempts to rectify this, acquiring […]
Nugent-Hopkins Starting to Emerge from McDavid & Draisaitl Shadow
The 2019-20 season has been kind to the Edmonton Oilers. Connor McDavid continues to cement his status as one of the world’s finest hockey players and Leon Draisaitl has taken his next step into superstardom. On top of that the team has received surprising performances from rookies such as as Ethan Bear and Kailer Yamamoto. […]
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Oilers Prospects Who Could Be Dealt At the Deadline
The Edmonton Oilers are going to be busy come deadline day. With injuries to both Connor McDavid and Oscar Klefbom, the team will have to make some moves to secure their position atop the Pacific Division. Could their buyer status shake loose a few prospects in the pipeline to some lower teams looking to offload […]
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Oilers Have Salary Cap Flexibility With Nurse Deal
Edmonton Oilers general manager Ken Holland did himself a huge favour this past week by signing defenceman Darnell Nurse to a two-year bridge deal with an average annual value (AAV) of $5.6 million. The contract has been a hotly debated topic within the Oilers fanbase, which was compounded by reports that Nurse’s camp was seeking […]
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Oilers Should Pursue Kovalchuk at Trade Deadline
The NHL Trade Deadline has lost a lot of its lustre among the Edmonton Oiler fanbase this past decade. Due to a significant lack of success, most who follow the Oilers are used to seeing one of two strategies being implemented this time of the year. They either do absolutely nothing or they trade away […]
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