WEEKEND UPDATE

Lowetide
March 05 2017 08:10PM

RYAN MANTHA CAPTURE

This is Ryan Mantha. The giant defenseman was signed to an entry-level deal this week by the Edmonton Oilers, and then went out and celebrated by filling OHL nets. Here are Edmonton's prospects and their impact weeks. 

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EARLY GAME!

Lowetide
March 05 2017 10:29AM

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It is a rare item, but the Bakersfield Condors will be well into a regular-season game by the time you are thinking about lunch. The Charlotte Checkers are the opponent and the Condors are on a roll. (Photo by Mark Williams, all rights reserved). 

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GDB 65.0: WHILE I SHOVEL THE SNOW

Lowetide
March 04 2017 12:00PM

The change in the weather in our northern town today reflects perfectly the position of the Edmonton Oilers—it has been a dynamic winter for the young lions who wear the Oildrop. For the citizens of this city we know and love, it has changed our world, even to the point of making shovelling snow happy work. There was a time when a visit from the Red Wings meant certain doom, but this version of the Oilers holds the hammer. Rain down blows up the winged wheel, young Oilers. The fan base is ready to make some noise! Goodbye sadness, step off melancholy, let the good times roll. We want 10! Before the third period!

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BIG OPPORTUNITY

Lowetide
March 03 2017 08:34PM

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Anton Slepyshev and several young Oilers received a big opportunity when Peter Chiarelli chose to make just one major move at the deadline. PC protected himself a little on the wing with a minor transaction, but the final 18 games (and playoffs) are going to be a chance to gain traction on regular employment for a few prospects. As Oilers fans, we have seen it before. Who is most likely to win a regular job? All photos by Mark Williams, all rights reserved.

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AHL TARGETS (ATLANTIC DIVISION)

Lowetide
February 28 2017 06:40AM

In the final installment of AHL targets, we head to the Atlantic Division in our search for NHL-ready (or close) prospects who may be available in a deadline (or summer) trade.

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