The NHL entry draft is just shy of a month away from now and the excitement is ramping up. Continue reading
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