Category Archives: Edmonton Oilers
In their 4-1 victory over the Washington Capitals, the surging Colorado Avalanche picked up a beautiful insurance marker from Gabriel Landeskog, the youngest captain in the NHL. Not only is he the youngest captain in the NHL today, but the youngest ever in NHL history, eclipsing the previous record holder, Sidney Crosby. On top of that, he scored his goal after blowing past Capitals captain Alexander Ovechkin, who earned the “C” at age 24, and is part of a slew of young NHL captains in the League right now. While many teams look to the aged veteran to lead the team, many have decided that a breath of fresh air is what their team needs in the captaincy. Not all these young captains have worked out, but many of them have been successful.
As Gary Bettman says “We have a trade to announce.”, that an more —> (more…)
A year after Los Angeles won their first Stanley Cup, the Kings were one series away from returning for a chance to repeat. The Chicago Blackhawks had other ideas as they ousted LA in five games in the Western Conference Finals. Unlike the 1993 Kings that went to the Stanley Cup Finals (and lost to Montreal), this team is not going wait nearly 20 years for another chance. This team is poised and ready to fight their way back to the top, all the while chanting, “WE WANT THE CUP…AGAIN!” (more…)
The Los Angeles Kings may start their season two days after some other NHL teams, but I prefer to think about it as some NHL teams jumped the gun on starting the season before the Kings opening night. It is here ladies and gentlemen of the Nation of Kings. The new hockey season has begun! (more…)
On September 14th the Calgary Flames and Edmonton Oilers played against each other twice through exhibition games. Edmonton won the first game in Calgary 3-2 while Calgary won the second while away in a shootout to make the final tally 6-5. (more…)