It’s Time for the Oilers to move on From Smith – Koskinen Tandem

For several years, goaltending has been a hot topic of conversation for the Edmonton Oilers. Mikko Koskinen has been inconsistent for his entire Oilers tenure, and Mike Smith’s age and susceptibility to injuries have raised some questions. Smith had a terrific 2021 season and seemed to be silencing the doubters. Still, in 2022, with Koskinen’s […]

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Oilers Player Grades Through 1/4 of the Season

The Edmonton Oilers have officially hit the 1/4 mark of their season and currently boast a 15-5 record through 20 games. This is the second-best start through 20 games in franchise history behind only the 1983-84 Oilers, who went 16-3-1. Despite the fantastic start, there is plenty for this team to improve on as the […]

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Mike Smith Suffers Setback – What Does That Mean For The Oilers?

On October 19th, in a game against the Anaheim Ducks, Mike Smith appeared to tweak something in this lower body. Koskinen came in to relieve Smith on that night, and the Oilers managed to rally back from the 5-3 deficit to defeat the Ducks 6-5. After the game, it was believed that Mike Smith’s injury […]

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