2018 NHL Draft. Who won, who lost?

The 2018 NHL draft is now in the history books and there has never been a draft that produced more surprises in the top 10 than this one.  As always there are winners and there are losers and this year produced some extreme examples and today we have some fanbases cheering at their luck and…

When will sellers start selling?

    The thing with the NHL is that everyone thinks they’re in the playoff hunt right up until they’re mathematically eliminated from it. And it’s in no way revelatory to say that’s because of the points system, which ensures that as long as you can get to overtime regularly, it really doesn’t matter how…

Edmonton Oilers send rookie forward Kailer Yamamoto back to junior

  After nine games with Edmonton, the Oilers have sent rookie forward Kailer Yamamoto back to junior, assigning the 19-year-old to the Western Hockey League’s Spokane Chiefs.   Yamamoto appeared in nine games with the Oilers, posting three assists, two penalty minutes, 21 shots, but was still searching for his first goal of the season.   Despite his…

AHL or Junior Demotion – Best Future Fantasy Assets For Cheap

Every year we see it happen.   High end prospects show they are not ready for the Big Show just yet and get sent down for future development and fantasy owners let out a heavy moan as they start labeling their best young players “BUSTS” far too early.    And this is the time to strike for…

Oilers Leon Draisaitl out with eye injury and concussion symptoms

Edmonton Oilers forward Leon Draisaitl will not play in Saturday’s game against Ottawa because of an eye injury that is creating concussion symptoms. “He had an eye injury,” coach Todd McLellan said. “The eye was swollen shut. Obviously, the eye is attached to the head, which leads to concussion-type symptoms now.”     Draisaitl was injured in Monday’s…