Tag Archives: Edmonton Oilers

Pat Maroon- St. Louis’s Hometown Hero

Tom Greene | June 13th, 2019

On April 23rd, 1988, the dream of hoisting a Stanley Cup in St. Louis became closer to reality, but nobody knew it. This was the day Pat Maroon was born. In the time before Maroon could play hockey, the Blues were met with success as well as failure. Let’s break down how Pat Maroon and his St. Louis Blues brought the cup home, looking from the Blues and then Maroon’s perspective.

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NHL DFS DraftKings Ice Picks February 28th, 2019

Joel Dorcas | February 28th, 2019

Not a mega-slate for Thursday in the NHL but a good size 7 game card is on tap. The following are my favorites for high-event probability: Philadelphia at Columbus, Edmonton at Ottawa, Florida at Las Vegas and Tampa Bay at Boston. Let’s break it down!*side note, stacks are now listed as the last part of the article* Continue reading

Breaking: Chiarelli out as Oilers GM

Jeremy Guerin | January 23rd, 2019

2017 NHL Awards - Arrivals : News Photo

Following last night’s 3-2 defeat at the hands of the Detroit Red Wings, the Edmonton Oilers have fired GM Peter Chiarelli.

Chiarelli has been Edmonton’s GM since April 2015 but now follows coach Todd McLellan out the door. Chiarelli and McLellan were supposed to usher in a new era for the Oilers combined with Connor McDavid, but both tenures are over after just three-plus years. Chiarelli was hired after being fired as the GM of the Boston Bruins following a nine-year stint.

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NHL DFS DraftKings Ice Picks January 22, 2019

Joel Dorcas | January 22, 2019

Edmonton Oilers v Vancouver Canucks : News Photo

For a change, this particular Tuesday has a lighter offering of games on the schedule. Carolina Hurricanes and Calgary Flames are primed for high scoring as well as the San Jose Sharks at the slumping Washington Capitals. Detroit Red Wings at Edmonton Oilers round out my top three of the night. The Blackhawks can score in bunches but they are matched up against the number one ranked team in goals-against average, the New York Islanders.

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Early NHL Trade Deadline Buyers and Sellers

Sean Tafoya | January 12th, 2019

The trade deadline is fast approaching for the NHL and teams will be looking to stockpile draft picks or make waves to put themselves over the hump for a potential run in June. Here we take a look at the teams vying for playoff positioning, teams who are looking to rebuild, and what they all should do at the NHL trade deadline.

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