1. Is Mactavish a Right Fit for the Oilers?

    Now I know what you are all thinking: Not another Oiler fan losing it after a loss. But this is not the case. The 5-4 loss to the Penguins to make the Oilers lose 5 of their last 7 games was just the nail in the coffin...

    Faiz-Ali Virji Written by Faiz-Ali Virji about over 5 years ago 422 reads 5 comments

  2. It's the Powerplay, Where's Penner?

    Something weird happened today. In the Oilers first game of the regular season, the Oilers received two goals, including the game winner, from "third-liner" Dustin Penner...

    Faiz-Ali Virji Written by Faiz-Ali Virji about over 5 years ago 133 reads 0 comments

  3. Faiz's Bleacher Report Fantasy Hockey League Team

    The first ever Bleacher Report Fantasy Hockey League had its draft last Saturday, and I was fortunate enough to be apart of it...

    Faiz-Ali Virji Written by Faiz-Ali Virji about almost 6 years ago 329 reads 3 comments

  4. Northwest Division Preview: Edmonton Oilers

    Continuing my preview of of the Northwest divison with the Edmonton Oilers. (My preview of the Colorado Avalanche can be found here, my preview of the Vancouver Canucks can be found ...

    Faiz-Ali Virji Written by Faiz-Ali Virji about almost 6 years ago 870 reads 3 comments

  5. Northwest Division Preview: Minnesota Wild

    Continuing my preview of of the Northwest divison with the Minnesota Wild. (My preview of the Colorado Avalanche can be found here, my preview of the Vancouver Canucks can be found ...

    Faiz-Ali Virji Written by Faiz-Ali Virji about almost 6 years ago 536 reads 2 comments

  6. Northwest Division Preview: Calgary Flames

    Continuing my preview of of the Northwest divison with the Calgary Flames. (My preview of the Colorado Avalanche can be found here and my preview of the Vancouver Canucks can be found here) ...

    Faiz-Ali Virji Written by Faiz-Ali Virji about almost 6 years ago 334 reads 5 comments

  7. Northwest Division Preview: Colorado Avalanche

    Continuing my preview of the Northwest division with the Colorado Avalanche Colorado is definitely an underdog in the Northwest, and one of those reasons is the goaltending...

    Faiz-Ali Virji Written by Faiz-Ali Virji about almost 6 years ago 523 reads 2 comments

  8. Northwest Division Preview: Vancouver Canucks

    Who is the favorite in the Northwest division? Maybe the better question is "who isn't?" Any of the five teams could take the title, and, as usual, it is the tightest division in the NHL...

    Faiz-Ali Virji Written by Faiz-Ali Virji about almost 6 years ago 742 reads 8 comments

  9. The Oilers Will Have to Break Up the Kid Line

    As much as Oiler fans would love to see the Kid Line of Sam Gagner, Robert Nilsson and Andrew Cogliano make a return this season, the chances of them being kept together is slim...

    Faiz-Ali Virji Written by Faiz-Ali Virji about almost 6 years ago 553 reads 6 comments

  10. Sidney Crosby the Baby

    Today, Sidney Crosby showed his immaturity. With his Pittsburgh Penguins up 3-0 with less then 4 minutes to go in the third period of game 1 between Ottawa and Pittsburgh, Crosby broke into ...

    Faiz-Ali Virji Written by Faiz-Ali Virji about over 6 years ago 1,773 reads 2 comments

  11. Robert Luongo Made the Right Choice

    The news broke this morning: Roberto Luongo left Colorado to be with his wife in Florida, and may not be back before Friday's game against Minnesota...

    Faiz-Ali Virji Written by Faiz-Ali Virji about over 6 years ago 1,117 reads 2 comments

  12. To make the playoffs, the Oilers and Flames will have to make amends

    Ask any Edmonton Oilers fan which team they would never, ever cheer for, and the answer is always the same: those stinking Calgary Flames...

    Faiz-Ali Virji Written by Faiz-Ali Virji about over 6 years ago 591 reads 1 comments

  13. How the Edmonton Oilers Can Make the Playoffs

    With 12 games remaining, the Oilers have 73 points, and are seven points out of a playoff spot, in eleventh place. If the Oilers manage to win every single one of their remaining games, they will finish with 97 points...

    Faiz-Ali Virji Written by Faiz-Ali Virji about over 6 years ago 775 reads 0 comments

  14. Hey Edmonton Oilers Fans: Lay Off Jarret Stoll

    The grumblings in Oil Country (aka Edmonton Oilers fans) grew louder as trade deadline day neared: "GET RID OF JARRET STOLL!" This was the chorus many Oilers fans were singing to GM Kevin Lowe...

    Faiz-Ali Virji Written by Faiz-Ali Virji about over 6 years ago 1,283 reads 5 comments

  15. Huet's Departure Means Carey Price Now Alone in the Net

    On Feb. 26, 2008, Bob Gainey sent Cristobal Huet to the Washington Capitals for a second-round pick in 2009, leaving the starting goalie duties to 20-year-old Carey Price heading into the playoffs...

    Faiz-Ali Virji Written by Faiz-Ali Virji about over 6 years ago 376 reads 0 comments

  16. Difficult Decision Looms for Edmonton Oilers' GM

    The Edmonton Oilers are in quite the situation. Entering the month of February, the Oilers had a 23-25-5 record, and looked to be out of the playoff picture for sure. But, after going 4-2 in their last six games, Edmonton is now a ...

    Faiz-Ali Virji Written by Faiz-Ali Virji about over 6 years ago 536 reads 1 comments