Friday, October 09, 2015

Getting Off To A Good Start

In each of the last two years, the Edmonton Oilers have had their season essentially come to an end before the start of December. In the highly competitive Western Conference, going 8-17-2 and 6-13-4 over the first two months of your schedule isn’t going to work and it ultimately cost the previous head coach his job. 

Game 1 - A Solid Showing

On night in which Edmonton Oilers centre Connor McDavid made his long-awaited NHL debut, it was a childhood friend of the 2015 first overall pick who stole the spotlight in yesterday’s showdown with the St. Louis Blues. Fellow rookie Robby Fabbri scored what proved to be the eventual game-winner midway through the third period, as the Oilers dropped their season opener 3-1 to the reigning Central Division winners. 

Thursday, October 08, 2015

Power Play Success Or Bust

So here we are. Mere hours away from the start of another Edmonton Oilers season and hockey fans across Oilers Nation can barely contain themselves. While winning games during the 2015-16 campaign will still prove to be a challenge for this group, the addition of Connor McDavid has allowed the masses to focus on the future with renewed optimism.