- Nov. 16, 2015: For many, Mike Babcock was the logical choice to be named as Canada’s coach at the return of the World Cup in 2016 mainly due to his previous successes in both Vancouver and Sochi. General Manager Doug Armstrong had an important choice to make but, while there were a number of suitable candidates, he went back to the man with the two Olympic gold medals. FULL STORY
Edmonton - Nov. 4, 2015: Edmonton Oilers center Connor McDavid is expected to have surgery Wednesday to repair a broken left clavicle sustained Tuesday against the Philadelphia Flyers, general manager Peter Chiarelli said. He did not have a timetable for how long McDavid would be out but said it would be months. FULL STORY
Toronto - Oct. 27, 2015: As the Leafs season starts to hit its stride, the team is struggling. Even with Mike Babcock at the helm the Leafs cant seem to win games. Are wins and losses the best way to gauge the success of the team this year? Is there not more to be learned from the progression of Morgan Rielly, Jake Gardiner, Nazem Kadri, James van Riemsdyk and others? I tell you how you should approach this years Leafs' team and what they've done well thus far. FULL STORY
Edmonton - Oct. 26, 2015: What can you say…while it was far from their finest effort, the Edmonton Oilers were certainly dealt a crappy hand on Sunday night against the Los Angeles Kings over at Rexall Place. While it looked as though Connor McDavid had snuck a last second game-tying goal past Jonathan Quick to force overtime, the replay official saw it differently and in the end it left Edmonton on the wrong side of a 3-2 decision. FULL STORY
Edmonton - Oct. 24, 2015: After winning three straight games, the Edmonton Oilers were brought back down to earth by Evgeny Kuznetzov and the Washington Capitals on Friday night. While
Connor McDavid and Ryan Nugent-Hopkins had two points a piece in the 7-4 loss, it was Kunetzov who stole the show with a hat-trick and a five-point effort. FULL STORY
Edmonton - Oct. 22, 2015: While it was far from a perfect performance, the Edmonton Oilers still found a way to beat the Detroit Red Wings in regulation for the first-time in a very long time on Wednesday night. On the strength of another solid outing by netminder Cam Talbot and some timely production from the trio of Connor McDavid, Benoit Pouliot and Nail Yakupov, the Oilers managed to sneak past the Wings with a 3-1 win over at Rexall Place.
Columbus - Oct. 21, 2015: John Tortorella was named the new coach of the Columbus Blue Jackets on Wednesday after the club fired Todd Richards, according to a report by Darren Dreger of TSN.
The Blue Jackets are 0-7-0 after losing 4-0 at home to the New York Islanders on Tuesday.
Edmonton - Oct. 18, 2015: On the strength of goals from Connor McDavid, Taylor Hall, Ryan Nugent-Hopkins and Nail Yakupov, the Edmonton Oilers registered their first win of the 2015-16 season with a 5-2 drubbing of the Calgary Flames on Saturday night. The four former first overall picks combined to score all five of the Oilers goals while combining for nine points.
Edmonton - Oct. 16, 2015: It may not have been the result anyone was hoping for from the last home opener to ever be played at Rexall Place but yesterday's 4-2 loss to the St. Louis Blues was arguably the best all around game the Edmonton Oilers have played this season. Unfortunately, scoring goals continues to be a problem but don't be surprised to see that change in the very near future.
Edmonton - Oct. 14, 2015: While fans of the Edmonton Oilers were celebrating Connor McDavid's first-goal and an outstanding debut from netminder Anders Nilsson, the rest of the team was essentially a no-show in Dallas, dropping a 4-2 decision to the Stars on Tuesday night.