Edmonton Oilers Year in Review: Steve MacIntyre


MacIntyre has shown flashes of brilliance occasionally, however these have mostly been between long periods of disappointment. Much like Zack Stortini, MacIntyre is supposed to fill the role of an energy-providing enforcer.  And just like Stortini, there were far too […]

Edmonton Oilers Year in Review: Zack Stortini


After seeing a career high in games played and points in 2009, Stortini saw his total amount of games cut more than in half, falling from 77 to 32.  Although his role is strictly a bottom-six, energy providing forward, Stortini […]

NHL Draft Live Chat


Hey folks. I’ll be covering the NHL draft live, and hosting a live chat during the event. The draft is scheduled to begin at 7PM ET/4PM PT, but I’ll open the chat up about an hour before to start the […]

Edmonton Oilers Year in Review: Player Grades


Over the next couple of weeks, we at Struck Oilers are going to have a look back at the past season. Obviously the season was a major disappointment, and there’s not much point going into much detail about that. So […]

Bono Wants To Be Gilbert Brule


In what can only be considered one of the strangest stories ever heard, news surfaced yesterday that Oilers forward, Gilbert Brule, picked up a strange hitchhiker on Tuesday. While driving in West Vancouver that afternoon, Brule and his girlfriend, Kelsey […]

Eberle Wins Top Player Award While Canada Battles Bieber Fever


It was a close call for Team Canada, as they needed to go to overtime to win their first close contest of the World Championship tournament, defeating Switzerland 4-3. Goalie James Reimer had his first real test, and he came […]

Devan Dubnyk Makes Team Canada Debut


With the win against France safely secure, head coach Ken Hitchcock removed goalie 1)a., James Reimer, and let goalie 1)b., Devan Dubnyk, get some time between the pipes on Sunday. Dubnyk didn’t disappoint in his limited time, stopping all 8 […]

Eberle Has Strong First Game At World Championships


It didn’t take long for rookie Jordan Eberle to make an impact for Team Canada at this years World Championships. Eberle continued his strong international play by scoring Canada’s first goal less than two minutes into the first period against […]

Dealing Souray A Top Priority For Oilers This Offseason


I’m sure if you took a sneak peak at general manager Steve Tambellini’s wish list, you would probably see “Find a trade partner for Sheldon Souray,” at the top of the list. Unfortunately, accomplishing that goal of finding somebody to […]

Oilers Not Planning On Adding Big Name Free Agent


In what can only be considered a lesson learned from the recent Chicago Blackhawks meteoric rise, and just as quick downfall, general manager Steve Tambellini insists that he is going to stick to his guns and continue rebuilding the right […]

Oilers Land First Overall Pick For Second Consecutive Year


It’s like deja vu all over again. For the second straight year the Edmonton Oilers have finished last in the standings, and have been awarded the top overall pick in the upcoming rookie draft. Now it’s time for speculation to […]