It’s November 23rd, 2016 and the Oilers season isn’t over!!! REJOICE!!!

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Nov 232016
 

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As of this morning the Edmonton Oilers sit first place in the Pacific division with a record of 11-8-1 good for 23 points!  Sure the team had a bit of a rough go on the road on November but that was to be expected.  It sure beats the past few November’s when I already knew who the top three predicted picks were in the next June’s N.H.L. entry draft.  Not only did I know but I had opinions on who they should draft and why!  Let’s look back. Continue reading »

Edmonton Oilers Monday musings

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Nov 142016
 

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The Edmonton Oilers are in a slump having gone 2-5-1 in their last 8 games.  I, being a fan who has witnessed many a streak like this, am very concerned and very worried.  Is this the real Oilers or is it simply a blip on the radar…???  No one knows the answer but I am truly concerned that this team is back to reality and headed back to the basement.  I know I should be more positive but how can I be?  I’ve watched this team be terrible for so long and it’s only natural that I’m wary of this team and this organization.  How could I not be? Continue reading »

Nov 072016
 

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The Edmonton Oilers are growing right in front of our eyes whether you want to believe it or not. I get that the Oilers fan base has been beaten down and are scared to believe. They’re scared to believe because they don’t want to be hurt yet again. I get it I really do. But… this team is growing. Continue reading »

Nov 072016
 

The Oilers sit atop the Pacific division after two back-to-back road wins. They hold a 5 point lead over the second place Anaheim Ducks and are one of the only two teams with a positive goal differential. The Sharks have lost 3 in a row and after two wins in a row the Kings are tied for third in the division. The Oilers have one more road game against the defending Stanley Cup Champion Pittsburgh Penguins. They have collected 5 points in four games and are heading in the right direction.9622225-connor-mcdavid-nhl-st-louis-blues-edmonton-oilers-850x560 Continue reading »

Oct 272016
 

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The Edmonton Oilers won a big game last night against the Washington Capitals in a game I didn’t think they could win. The Caps are favored by many to be a Cup contender while the Oilers are…well…the Oilers. They WERE the laughing stock of the league for way too many years. But that was then and this is now! Continue reading »

Oct 212016
 

I made a bet last night with someone last night who is still mad about the Hall trade and critical of the Russell signing. I bet that Lucic would get more points than Hall this season. Do I really think that’s the best bet I have ever made? No, not at all. It was a total fanboy bet – you know why? Because I am a fan. I like to play pretend GM and when the Oilers had 374 glaring holes it was easy. No team is complete and the moves Chia has made, while widely polarizing, have provided a more complete team.

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