Off the Top of My Head – OILERSNATION

Off the Top of My Head – OILERSNATION

I don’t think there’s much debate that sorting out the goaltending situation is at the top of the priority pile for Edmonton Oilers GM Ken Holland this off-season, but as far as knowing what that looks like exactly, I’m not sure. You? While everybody expects Stuart Skinner to be part of coach Jay Woodcroft’s tandem … Read more

Edmonton Oilers ask for clarity around retirement status of Duncan Keith, Mike Smith

Edmonton Oilers ask for clarity around retirement status of Duncan Keith, Mike Smith

The Edmonton Oilers have asked for defenseman Duncan Keith and goaltender Mike Smith to let the team know if they are retiring, Sportsnet’s Elliotte Friedman reported Saturday. During the second intermission between the New York Rangers and Tampa Bay Lightning, Friedman noted the Oilers asked for their status’ to be clarified around July 1. That … Read more

Goaltending Options for the Edmonton Oilers

Goaltending Options for the Edmonton Oilers

The past two summers Ken Holland looked at Jacob Markstrom and Darcy Kuemper as goaltending options. Neither panned out and both times Holland opted to sign Mike Smith. Smith played quite well, despite some only focusing on the highlight real errors. For the third consecutive summer Holland needs to figure out his plan in goal, … Read more

Oilers show support for Smith, focus on Game 2 after goalie’s gaffe

Oilers show support for Smith, focus on Game 2 after goalie’s gaffe

EDMONTON — The Edmonton Oilers voiced their support for goalie mike smith on Tuesday and said they’ll have a better showing against the Los Angeles Kings in Game 2 of the Western Conference First Round at Rogers Place on Wednesday (10 p.m. ET; ESPN2, CBC, TVAS, SN, BSSC). The Kings won 4-3 in Game 1 … Read more

Edmonton Oilers trounce Ducks; Draisaitl gets 50th goal – Edmonton

Edmonton Oilers trounce Ducks;  Draisaitl gets 50th goal – Edmonton

Leon Draisaitl scored his 50th goal of the season Sunday night as the Edmonton Oilers cruised to a 6-1 win over the Anaheim Ducks. The Oilers jumped on the Ducks early, with Tyson Barrie’s point shot eluding John Gibson just before the game turned five minutes old. The Oilers won a face-off on a power … Read more