by Kolby Solinsky White Cover Magazine Consider this: everyone’s ripping the Edmonton Oilers for their ineptitude, rightfully so, and adding their draft embarrassment to that pile. Specifically, that the Oil had three straight No. 1 picks and have failed to make the playoffs once in three years since their last one. But how many of […]Read more "The Edmonton Oilers Have To Trade Nail Yakupov"
by Kolby Solinsky White Cover Magazine All respect to Jack Eichel, maybe Noah Hanifin. To Oliver Kylington or Lawson Crouse or Dylan Strome, Mitch Marner, Matthew Barzal, and the 300 or so others who will have the happiest day of their lives on June 26, 2015. Because it will be Connor McDavid’s draft. It will be Connor […]Read more "Top 6: Ranking Connor McDavid’s Potential Draft Destinations"
by Kolby Solinsky Editor, White Cover Magazine Hold up, do I still have time? Perhaps I’m cutting it close, waiting until DAY 1 of the NHL season to toss these half-baked predictions online. Then again, if you’re looking for buckets of copied and pasted analysis and a thousand clicks into content – if you want […]Read more "Point Shots: Pacific Division Predictions for the Canucks, Sharks, Kings, and Ducks in 2015"
This is such an Edmonton thing. That flaccid franchise stranded in the middle of Alberta – stranded both physically and in the context of the league it pretends to compete in – has a history of destroying its own products through its own doing, and then blaming it on the folks it boots from the […]Read more "Will the Edmonton Oilers Ever Figure It Out?"
———————————————————— by Puck Hockey Correspondent, White Cover Magazine ———————————————————— Kevin Lowe has probably been a good hockey mind. Once or twice. He was also a good hockey player, like, a million years ago. But, hockey is a What have you done for me lately? kind of game. And, by lately, I don’t mean “25 years ago”.Read more "Breaking Down the Broken English of Edmonton’s Kevin Lowe"
———————————————————— by Kolby Solinsky Editor, White Cover Magazine ———————————————————— You know that much-overused (and sometimes incorrect) line, “It’s not personal. It’s business.” Well, the Edmonton Oilers could learn a lot from it. Both Alberta teams, really. It’s always seemed like the Flames and the Oil believe the only ones to hire are the ones from their […]Read more "The Oilers Fire Steve Tambellini Because They Weren’t Incestuous Enough Yet"
———————————————————— by Puck Hockey Correspondent and One-Time Shakespeare Character, White Cover Magazine ———————————————————— I’ll keep this short, because it doesn’t take a lot of time to write the gist of it: Justin Schultz is very, very good. And yet, while I was making my list of the seven defencemen who should be on Team Canada at the […]Read more "The Canadian Case for Justin Schultz in Sochi 2014"
———————————————————— by Kolby Solinsky Editor, White Cover Magazine ———————————————————— The minute that five-minute overtime ended, the game was over. The minute you realized the Sedin Twins had made their last appearance, that Roberto Luongo was valiant in defeat but not in shootout defeat, that Dale Weise had played almost the entire third period on the Canucks’ […]Read more "Vancouver Goes Up 2-0, Then Plays for the Shootout, and Loses to Edmonton"