Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Jekyll and Hyde

While a rather large majority of the Edmonton Oilers fan base almost instantly fell in love with Ben Scrivens after he was acquired from the Los Angeles Kings in exchange for a third round pick roughly thirteen months ago, it has not exactly been a smooth ride for the Spruce Grove native upon returning to his home province. 

Sunday, February 22, 2015

Western Conference Dominance

After dropping a 2-1 decision to the Anaheim Ducks on Saturday night, the Edmonton Oilers have now gone a miserable 4-23-9 against the Western Conference. While the nine loser points they have earned gives them seventeen points on the year, the fact they have won four of their thirty-six contests is downright staggering. 

Saturday, February 21, 2015

Time To Take A Step Back

As painful as last night’s 4-0 loss to the Minnesota Wild may have been to get through, there is one thing fans of the Edmonton Oilers simply cannot lose sight of. This team is not very good. They were not very good under Dallas Eakins and the same holds true under Todd Nelson. 

Thursday, February 19, 2015

The Good Ben Scrivens

Heading into last night’s game against the Boston Bruins, all anyone wanted to talk about was who Claude Julien would be starting in goal. After starting Tuukka Rask in fourteen consecutive games and twenty-three of the Bruins last twenty-four outings, word on the street was they were considering going with youngster Malcolm Subban against the Edmonton Oilers.