Early Exit Edmonton, Sad but True

If there's one thing that makes me want to call the qualifying round, or round-of-24, part of the actual playoffs and not just the manufactured (albiet entertaining) tournament designated to decide the fate of ...

Photo Gallery: Oilers vs Flyers (02/02/2019)

The Philadelphia Flyers defeated the visiting Edmonton Oilers by a score of 5-4 in overtime. Three Star Selections: 1st Nolan Patrick (#19 PHI) 2nd Connor McDavid (#97 EDM) 3rd Carter Hart (#79 PHI)...

Photo Gallery: Oilers vs Flyers (10/21/2017)

  The Philadelphia Flyers defeated the visiting Edmonton Oilers by a score of 2-1 during regulation. Three Star Selections: 1st Wayne Simmonds (#17 PHI) 2nd Claude Giroux (#28 PHI) 3rd Patrick...

Ice Chips: Power-Play League? Not So Much

So what about that preseason parade to the box? You remember that, right? When the already unnecessarily long preseason was further extended by newfound emphasis on face-off violations and slashing minors. It r...

Is Canada’s Cup Drought Coming to an End?

Not since 1993 has a Canadian-based team won the Stanley Cup, the NHL's most coveted prize. Calgary, Edmonton and Ottawa all tried from 2004 to 2006, going down in order to the American sunbelt of Tampa, Caroli...