Mike Smith on Injured Reserve

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The Edmonton Oilers announced today that goaltender Mike Smith landed on the team’s Injured Reserve (IR). That removes the netminder from their active roster, leaving a spot filled by Stuart Skinner from their AHL club. Skinner was recalled from the Bakersfield Condors in the same move, the team announced. 🔁 #Oilers roster move 🔁 🔸Mike […] READ MORE




NHL Rumours: Edmonton Oilers, Washington Capitals, Columbus Blue Jackets

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Hello and welcome to a Thursday edition of NHL Rumours! Offseason rumblings are getting louder as teams are eliminated from the postseason. Things will only get busier between now and the start of free agency. Today’s NHL rumours feature the Edmonton Oilers, Washington Capitals, and Columbus Blue Jackets. NHL Rumours Edmonton Oilers Rumour: Elliotte Friedman recently […] READ MORE


Winnipeg Jets vs Edmonton Oilers First Round Preview

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The NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs are finally back! So far, they have yet to disappoint with over half the games going to overtime, and even the ones that haven’t have been thrillers. However, the North division has yet to start. It will get going on Wednesday with the Winnipeg Jets vs Edmonton Oilers. An intriguing […] READ MORE


Edmonton Oilers Injuries May Hamper Their Success

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The Edmonton Oilers are in dire need of a backup goalie now that intended backup Mike Smith, is out of action. Smith is expected to miss a minimum of 10 games, or 18 percent of the season. With that in mind, if general manager Ken Holland wants his team to compete in the close North […] READ MORE



Arizona Coyotes Darcy Kuemper Off to Slow Start

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When you have a goalie who is ranked in the top-ten in the NHL you expect results. While this season has just started, Arizona Coyotes‘ netminder Darcy Kuemper is not playing up to par. What’s Wrong With Darcy Kuemper? It just seems if you’ve watched Kuemper play in the past, he seems to be off […] READ MORE


Edmonton Oilers Mike Smith Out

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The Edmonton Oilers have lost goaltender Mike Smith. The veteran hasn’t played yet, but he has encountered an obstacle just the same. The news comes on the heals of a strong victory over the Vancouver Canucks Thursday evening. Patrick Johnson of the Vancouver Sun announced the absence Friday afternoon. Source tells me Oilers goalie Mike […] READ MORE


Unlikely Arizona Coyotes Playoff Heroes

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Post-season heroes come in all forms from the star player to the unknown fourth-liner. We all know the exploits of the great playoff performers. However, we hardly hear about the unlikely playoff heroes. These unlikely post-season stars can contribute in many ways. Contributions could be for an entire playoff run, a series, a game or […] READ MORE