The Oilers’ playoff chances took a hit with the loss to Vancouver (now 27.7% according to sportsclubstats.com), but a win today versus Los Angeles would renew Oilers fans’ optimism.
Oilers-Kings Preview – The Oilers are set to take on the Kings this afternoon.
“Wild Optimism” – According to Scott Reynolds, the Oilers’ poor shot differential indicates that they are “still a very bad team.”
“Nation Profile: Ryan Smyth” – Lowetide profiles the career of the beloved Oiler veteran.
“NHL Power Rankings: Oilers’ Big Jump” – The Oilers move up 12 positions in Sportsnet’s power rankings.