It’s a good news bad news kind of week as far as the Oilers are concerned with Dallas. They did the Oil a huge favour by giving away their leading scorer for the lifeless body of Erik Cole, but then they activated Lehtonen from the IR in time for tonight’s match.
Montreal finished one spot in the NHL behind the Oilers last year, Last in the East, and drafted 3rd Overall. Today they sit 1st in the East and their GM just committed Highway Robbery in a mid-season Trade.
After the Oilers recent struggles the mainstream media guys have been quick to point out that the Oilers are still young and inexperienced (right) because they are only in the 3rd year of their rebuild (wrong).
The Oilers will have to weather their Oscar Party hangovers and try not to be the Silver Linings Playbook to Chicago’s Argo. (Sorry) Continue reading
The Oilers are taking on the Phoenix Coyotes this afternoon without one of their most dynamic young stars. Hall is out for 2 games after laying a dangerous hit on Cal Clutterbuck and getting a call from NHL Disciplinarian Brendan Shannahan.
It has been one year since my father died. Not everything is resolved, not everything has healed, not everything seems normal.