10 Straight Losing Seasons Leaves Quite a Stench The Oilers Stink. It’s a thing. Like a bad garbage dump, you can smell it 3 towns over on a hot day and the wind blows right. The kind of repugnance that curls your nose hairs, tears the eyes and recoils the mind. A smell so foul, you can’t escape it – and it’s clung to the team for almost 10 years. 10 YEARS! 10 years out of the playoffs, 10 years of bad signings, 10 years of poor drafting, 10 years of former dynasty players running the team (into the ground), 10 years of bad injuries,Read More →

The first week of the NHL season is in the books and so is our first set of the Pavel Bure’s for us to play game winning goal Hi Sticking with. For those new to the game, for every game everyone gets to pick 1 player for each team who we think we will win the game winning goal. If you pick the game winning goal scorer, you get 2 points. If the guy you picked assists on the winner, you get 1 point. Last week we had the Florida Panthers vs Tampa Bay Lightning, Toronto Maple Leafs vs Winnipeg Jets, San Jose Sharks vsRead More →

The guys are back as Carl shares his excitement about Mikko Rantanen joining the Colorado Avalanche, and Joel has anger about the Toronto Maple Leafs blowing leads. Is Carl too excited about the Edmonton Oilers’ start to the season? Carl and Joel also debut a new segment called “Trust or Bust” where they decide if hot or cold starts are for real, including: Jimmy Howard leading goals against average with the Detroit Red Wings The Minnesota Wild with Bruce Boudreau The Boston Bruins having two scorers in the top 10 The Nashville Predator’s slow start Ben Bishop‘s poor numbers The Carolina Hurricanes basement dwelling TheRead More →

The first week of the NHL season is in the books and so is our first set of the Pavel Bure’s for us to play game winning goal Hi Sticking with. For those new to the game, for every game everyone gets to pick 1 player for each team who we think we will win the game winning goal. If you pick the game winning goal scorer, you get 2 points. If the guy you picked assists on the winner, you get 1 point. Embed from Getty Images Last week we had the Maple Leafs vs Senators, Blackhawks vs Blues, Predators vs Blackhawks and FlyersRead More →

The start of the NHL season is here, and everyone is wondering: Who will be the best in the league this year? Whether it’s the best player or the best team, everyone wants to either be the best or beat the best. The Hart Memorial trophy is handed out every year to the league’s most valuable player. Last year the finalists for the award were Jamie Benn, Sidney Crosby and Patrick Kane, with Kane being the eventual winner. At the time of publishing Auston Matthews has 4 goals in the first 40 minutes of his NHL career. He has to be the Hart favorite, right? NotRead More →