Edmonton - Sep. 17, 2014: After promising to make some bold moves and turn the Edmonton Oilers franchise around in short order upon being announced as the club's new general manager during the latter part of the 2013 season, Craig MacTavish has apparently learned a rather valuable lesson during his first full year as a NHL GM. No matter how badly one may want to turn a situation around, keeping expectations at a realistic level is an absolute must. FULL STORY
Edmonton - Sep. 16, 2014: Many are hoping if not expecting the Edmonton Oilers to take a major step forward in 2014-15 and possibly end their eight year drought of missing the playoffs. While much of the pressure will likely fall onto the shoulders of Jordan Eberle, Taylor Hall and Ryan Nugent-Hopkins, the young trio have yet to be properly insulated with legit NHL players to help them along the way and that could ultimately come back to haunt this club. FULL STORY
Stoney Point - Sep. 13, 2014: In this week's installment of 30 Second Timeout we asked the following question:
In 2003, the NHL changed the rules and now the home team wears their dark color jerseys at home? Should the home team wear their dark or white jerseys?
Windsor - Sep. 13, 2014: Jordan Kyrou and Ryan Vendramin each score twice, as the Sarnia Sting doubled the Windsor Spitfires, 4-2, in the back half of a home-and-home series between the clubs Friday night at the RBC Centre
Boston - Sep. 11, 2014: It is well documented the Boston Bruins have cap challenges as they enter the 2014-15 season. There is no question that changes are on the horizon, so what is the handicap for your favourite black and gold player(s)? With no more scientific knowledge than anyone else, I give you my odds.
Edmonton - Sep. 11, 2014: The 2013-14 season was one Edmonton Oilers fans had a rather difficult time stomaching. It was ugly from start to finish and it certainly wasn't the sort of year Andrew Ference was hoping for during his debut campaign in Orange and Blue. With that said, one can't help but wonder what sort of season we should be expecting from the Oilers captain during the upcoming 2014-15 National Hockey League campaign.