Step Up for Warren Vogel

After the slump season ends when his name has been linked to nearly every story about Edmonton Oilers GM Ken Holland needing to cut his paycheck, Warren Foegele knows he has to bring more to the table in his second season of Silk Oilers than he did in his first. This is not the speed … Read more

Predict the Edmonton Oilers’ inaugural night list

Two weeks from today, the Edmonton Oilers will begin the 2022-23 season by hosting the Vancouver Canucks. Only three players have been left out of Edmonton’s training camp so far, with prospects Jake Chiason, Max Waner and Red Schaefer sent to their WHL teams, but we’ll definitely start seeing more action soon as the Oilers … Read more

5 reasons to be optimistic about Edmonton Oilers

Well, I wrote last week”Five Reasons I’m Worried About Both FeaturesSurprisingly, people did not react well to it. I’m still not sure why, to be honest. There are flaws in this Oilers team, they are not perfect and I think people should realize that. At the same time, I think they are still some of … Read more

What about Markus Nimellainen?

There is no doubt that Markus Niemelainen provides dimensions – filth and physicality – that the Edmonton Oilers lack in their blue costumes. Simply put, the great Finn does not need a written invitation to run over people. It’s a noise player that lets opponents blow bubbles of snot. His calling card is exactly what … Read more

Capitals season preview: Ovechkin, Kuznetsov continue to attack

The 2022-23 NHL season begins October 7. With training camps open, NHL.com takes a look at the three keys, the inside scoop on roster questions, and the expected lineup for each of the 32 teams. Today, Washington Capitals. Fitness Trainer: Peter Laviollette (season 3) Last season: 44-26-12, 4th place in the capital division; Lost to … Read more

Maple Leafs season preview: Overcoming playoff failures, goalkeeper keys

The 2022-23 NHL season begins October 7. With training camps open, NHL.com takes a look at the three keys, the inside scoop on roster questions, and the expected lineup for each of the 32 teams. Today, the Toronto Maple Leafs. Fitness Trainer: Sheldon Keefe (season 4) Last season: 54-21-7, 2nd in the Atlantic Division; Lost … Read more

Stuart Skinner is ready to be an NHL goalkeeper

Stuart Skinner’s life is about to change dramatically. He is about to become a father on January 12th. He and his wife are expecting their first child, a boy, and their son will be Skinner’s parents’ fourteenth great-grandson. Skinner is the youngest of nine siblings, and family has always been his number one priority, but … Read more

NBArank 2022 – Best Players Ranking 2022-23, 5 to 1

NBArank is back for its twelfth season as the best player in the league. Where do MVP candidates like Giannis AntikonmoAnd the Luka DoncicAnd the Joel Embiid And the Nikola Jokic? What about freshmen and young stars ready to jump into the top tier of NBA players? For our final NBArank predictions, we asked our … Read more

NBArank 2022 – Best Players Ranking 2022-23, 10 to 6

NBArank is back for its twelfth season as the best player in the league. Where do MVP candidates like Giannis AntikonmoAnd the Luka DoncicAnd the Joel Embiid And the Nikola Jokic? What about freshmen and young stars ready to jump into the top tier of NBA players? where is he LeBron JamesWho enters his twentieth … Read more

Senators Season Preview: DeBrincat-Stutzle-Giroux’s streak should add a punch

The 2022-23 NHL season begins October 7. With training camps underway, NHL.com is taking a look at the three keys, the inside scoop on roster questions, and the expected lineup for each of the 32 teams. Today, Ottawa Senators. Fitness Trainer: DJ Smith (season 4) Last season: 33-42-7, seventh in the Atlantic Division; Did not … Read more