Saturday, April 11, 2015

Brossoit Shines In Debut

As far as NHL debuts go, Laurent Brossoit could not have asked for things to have gone much better than they did on Thursday night against the San Jose Sharks. While his preference would have certainly been to skate off with his first career win, having to settle for a 3-1 loss in which the twenty-two year old was by far and away the best player on the ice could not have been overly disappointing. 

Monday, April 06, 2015

Frolik Would Be A Perfect Fit

There is no question that Edmonton Oilers general manager Craig MacTavish had a lot on his plate heading into the 2013 National Hockey League Entry Draft. While much of the focus was being placed on who would still be available for the Oilers to select with the seventh overall pick, be it Sean Monahan, Valeri Nichushkin or Darnell Nurse, the rookie GM also had his hands in a couple of things leading up and including draft day.

Sunday, April 05, 2015

Please...Not This Again

If the decision to use Taylor Hall at centre ice during yesterday’s 4-0 loss to the Calgary Flames was solely due to the fact Ryan Nugent-Hopkins was unable to suit up after taking a shot off his skate against the Los Angeles Kings on Thursday night, than it is no big deal.