Edmonton Oilers Clinch Playoff Berth; First Time Since 2006

Photo Credit: Hockey’s Future On the same night that the longest streak of consecutive NHL postseason berths was broken (Detroit Red Wings, 25 seasons), which you can read about HERE, the Edmonton Oilers snapped the longest active NHL playoff drought at 10 seasons by clinching a berth in this season’s Stanley Cup Playoffs. The Oilers (42-25-9) clinched their first playoff berth since the 2005-2006 season … Continue reading Edmonton Oilers Clinch Playoff Berth; First Time Since 2006

Oilers-Devils Trade

Photo Credit: thecomeback.com The Edmonton Oilers have traded forward Taylor Hall to the New Jersey Devils in exchange for defenseman Adam Larsson. Hall, 24, is coming off of a season in which he had 26 goals and 39 assists for a total of 65 points. He has totaled 132 goals and 196 assists for a total of 328 points over his entire 6-year career in the NHL thus far, all with … Continue reading Oilers-Devils Trade

The Player That Could Have Been: Tony Hand

Photo via mirror.co.uk Tony Hand was a right-handed forward, born in 1967 in Edinburgh, Scotland, who spent his entire career (1983-2015), save for 3 games in the WHL, in the various British Hockey Leagues (BHL, BISHL, BNL, EIHL and EPL). You might be asking, well, why should I care about some Scottish guy who played hockey? Well, first off, his stats were unbelievable, with him … Continue reading The Player That Could Have Been: Tony Hand