Sometimes it’s really easy to fall in love with a particular player on your team. Sometimes its a guy who drops the mitts (MacIntyre) or scores that big goal in the playoffs (Pisani), maybe its a legit star (Hall). As Oiler fans, we have been guilty sometime of even doing it to players who quite frankly havent done much to deserve it. I think Petry is one such player, and I think we should re-evaluate exactly what this player is.
This morning news broke that Yakupov wasnt even a finalist for the Calder Trophy as the NHL’s “Most Proficient Rookie”. But hey at least the next best Rookie, Jonas Brodin, looks like he’s running away with it. Oh…he wasnt a finalist either. Continue reading
The Oilers are all set for the offseason now. Their season is over, the playoffs have begun without them, and the question marks surrounding where their 1st round pick will fall have been answered.
It’s over. It’s finally over. Continue reading
The Oilers will try to spoil the night for Minnesota as they try to clinch a Playoff spot, but for their sake they better not succeed.
I would just like to air a little frustration this morning about expectations. Continue reading
The Oilers have a legitimate shot at achieving an attainable goal this week, and all they have to do is keep losing.