2017 Stanley Cup Playoff Preview: Edmonton Oilers vs. San Jose Sharks

When the Edmonton Oilers made the playoffs for the first time in 11 years, people took notice. The young team had arrived. They finally made it. It only took head coach Todd McLellan two seasons to accomplish the feat and the age of Connor McDavid had arrived. And so on. But all the hype willContinue reading “2017 Stanley Cup Playoff Preview: Edmonton Oilers vs. San Jose Sharks”

Connor McDavid Wins Art Ross Trophy

Connor McDavid has secured the Art Ross Trophy as the NHL’s leading scorer, putting together a 100-point season in just his second season in the league. The 20-year-old had a pair of assists as his Edmonton Oilers took down the Vancouver Canucks on Sunday night. That put an end to his regulation season on aContinue reading “Connor McDavid Wins Art Ross Trophy”

Things are Looking Up in Edmonton

Like the New York Rangers, the Edmonton Oilers are 2-1-0. And like the New York Rangers, the Edmonton Oilers have been able to score a lot of goals (14) early in the season. But while many expect the Rangers to do rather well down the stretch and ease into the post-season, expectations are a littleContinue reading “Things are Looking Up in Edmonton”

Connor McDavid Named Captain of Edmonton Oilers

The Edmonton Oilers have named Connor McDavid as team captain, making him the youngest captain in the history of the National Hockey League. The number one draft pick of the 2015 NHL Entry Draft had 48 points in 45 games as a rookie, despite missing more than two months with a broken collarbone. The 19-year-oldContinue reading “Connor McDavid Named Captain of Edmonton Oilers”

2016-2017 Season Preview: Edmonton Oilers

In 2015-2016, the Edmonton Oilers missed the playoffs for the 10th consecutive season. They put up a 31-43-8 record, good for last place in the Pacific Division and second last in the NHL. Only the Toronto Maple Leafs had fewer points. Over the course of 82 regular season games, Edmonton came up with 203 goalsContinue reading “2016-2017 Season Preview: Edmonton Oilers”