During last nights game between the Oilers and Ducks, Edmonton defencemen Darnell Nurse was battling for the puck with Jakob Silfverberg behind the Oilers net. Focused on the puck, Nurse did not see Corey Perry coming in to join the
The Edmonton Oilers started 2017-18 with a win then four consecutive losses and seemingly that’s when it became cool to hate on them. Starting this season 0 for two brought out the Chicken Little in much of the fan base.
Let me introduce myself as someone who thinks the Oilers believed the press clippings about how unstoppable they were heading into last season and have since been humbled. General Manager Peter Chiarelli was correct this past off-season staying predominantly put
While the Central Division provided all the drama with two front runners bounced early, the West stuck to the more predictable narrative. The Anaheim Ducks came out and effectively neutralized the Calgary Flames just as nearly everyone predicted ahead of
Pacific Division Unlike the Central Division, the Pacific was a race right down to the last game with the Anaheim Ducks (105 points) once again prevailing. Surprisingly, the team that chased them to the finish line was not the Los