Darnell Nurse

Time to Give Ken Holland His Roses

Not even a year ago, maybe not even six months ago, I was a Ken Holland critic, but now the time has come to give Ken Holland his flowers. Many have failed as Oilers G.M over the last 15 years, from Peter Chiarelli to Steve Tambellini, the man making the moves has continually disappointed fans […]

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Patrick Kane

Five likely trade destinations for Patrick Kane

With American Thanksgiving already in the review mirror and the new year fast approaching, the elephant in the Chicago Blackhawks locker room continues to grow. Will Patrick Kane remain with the Blackhawks, or will he ask to be traded for a shot to chase a fourth Stanley Cup? This is the biggest question not only […]

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Oilers: Is Kulak Ready For A Top 4 Role?

Last season, Ken Holland and the Oilers were on the market for a left-defenseman who could shore up the 3rd pair, bringing a more defensive presence to the line. There were two main names the Oilers were looking at, Colton Soucy and Brett Kulak. Funny enough, both are Edmonton natives, with Soucy being born in […]

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Something To Prove For The Oilers

Finally, we have made it. The 2022-23 season is here, as the Oilers and Canucks gear up to play tonight. This is one of the best months in the hockey season; you finally get to see the new faces play in real games, and you see teams that could surprise and teams that may disappoint. […]

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Edmonton Oilers: Opening Night Roster

It’s that time of year again, kids back in school, leaves falling, and most importantly, Oilers hockey is back. Training camp has already started and with the Oilers’ first preseason game being on Sunday, I want to talk about who should be on the Oiler’s roster come opening night. So, without further ado, here is […]

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Edmonton Oilers: Defending Darnell Nurse

Darnell Nurse and his contract have been the topic of a lot of offseason chatter for oilers fans throughout the offseason. This year will mark the first year of Nurse’s 8-year $74 million contract (9.25 per year), which has many fans concerned that he won’t be able to live up to that or anywhere near. […]

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Ten Oilers To Watch In 2023

No, Connor McDavid and Leon Draisaitl will not be on this list. The whole world already knows what they’re getting out of the two faces of the franchise. As high as Oilers fans felt and still feel about their team’s recent run to the Conference Finals, it also comes with much higher expectations with just […]

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Opinion: Darnell Nurse is Worth Every Nickel

The Contract There are many reasons why you might have chosen to come this far. You may be searching for any reason to be optimistic about the upcoming eight-year, $9.25 million average annual contract that kicks in this fall. Or maybe you were triggered by what must be a clickbait title and are ready to […]

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She shoots! She scores! Now let’s talk about her brother

If you have watched any women’s hockey on the international level, you know that all the announcers love to talk about is the men related to the women’s hockey players. Sometimes this is from a lack of knowledge of the women’s game and sometimes from a lack of caring or sometimes from a want to […]

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Oilers: Leon Draisatil battled major injury for nearly all of the playoffs

The grimacing was a dead giveaway. But Edmonton Oilers GM Ken Holland confirmed Wednesday that forward Leon Draisaitl was battling a high-ankle sprain for nearly a month. Holland explained that Draisaitl injured the ankle during Game 6 of the quarterfinals against the Los Angeles Kings. But like a typical hockey player, Draisatil put on his […]

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