Canucks: 2019 Holds Promise and Potential for Vancouver

The holiday season is drawing to a close and so is, mercifully, 2018. That means it’s time for hockey teams to look ahead while casting one last glance over the shoulder. That brings us to the Vancouver Canucks. The West Coasters have three games to go in 2018 and it has been a year ofContinue reading “Canucks: 2019 Holds Promise and Potential for Vancouver”

Oilers: Hitchcock Changing Culture of Hockey in Edmonton

The Edmonton Oilers have been finding ways to win under head coach Ken Hitchcock and that’s transforming the culture of the team one game at a time. After wrapping up the Los Angeles Kings on Thursday night by a final score of 3-2, the team improved to 3-1-1 under the new guy. How is thisContinue reading “Oilers: Hitchcock Changing Culture of Hockey in Edmonton”

Oilers: Todd McLellan Out, Ken Hitchcock In as New Head Coach

Add another name to the November firing line, as the Edmonton Oilers have canned head coach Todd McLellan. They’ve already named a replacement and it’s none other than Ken Hitchcock. Hitchcock will be behind the bench Tuesday when the Oilers face off against the San Jose Sharks. The move is not unexpected, but it doesContinue reading “Oilers: Todd McLellan Out, Ken Hitchcock In as New Head Coach”

Oilers: Edmonton Loses to Colorado, Drops Fourth Straight

On Sunday, the Colorado Avalanche handed the Edmonton Oilers their fourth loss in a row thanks to a 4-1 drubbing at Rogers Place. Edmonton is now 8-8-1 with 17 points, good for a tie with the Coyotes and Anaheim Ducks in the Pacific. The Oilers have scored a respectable 46 goals, with Connor McDavid inContinue reading “Oilers: Edmonton Loses to Colorado, Drops Fourth Straight”

Oilers: Goaltending Will Make the Difference for Edmonton in 2018-2019

The Edmonton Oilers enter the 2018-2019 season full in the belief that whatever happened last season was an anomaly, an issue not worth addressing, a hallucination that will soon be forgotten. This may or may not be the case, but the club is putting a lot of stock in its roster and in its styleContinue reading “Oilers: Goaltending Will Make the Difference for Edmonton in 2018-2019”