January 03 2017 07:00AM
The Oilers enter 2017 sitting in 3nd place in the Pacific Division, 5th in the Western Conference and tied for 10th in the NHL. They are finally making progress where it matters most, on the ice, and Oilersnation can once again realistically discuss the NHL playoffs.
January 02 2017 03:35PM
After losing to the Americans on New Year's Eve, Canada will be facing off against the Czech Republic in the quarterfinals.
January 02 2017 02:00PM
If you've been reading this site for very long, you've probably figured out that we value shot metrics like Corsi in evaluating players. That's because goals are rare in hockey and to determine how much a player actually drives play – and helps their team win – we have to rely on more common events like shots, missed shots and blocked shots (otherwise known as Corsi events).
One simple way of looking at a player's performance is through their Corsi differential: subtracting their on-ice Corsi events against from their Corsi events for at five-on-five. We've collected Corsi differentials for most of the Flames regulars for each of the past three seasons, along with their offensive zone start percentages to give some context to their numbers.
January 02 2017 11:35AM
It was announced this morning that defenceman Andrey Pedan has been returned to the Utica Comets
January 02 2017 11:14AM
Taylor Beck, we hardly knew you. On Monday, the Edmonton Oilers re-assigned Beck to the AHL, making room for the recall of Anton Lander from Bakersfield.