Tonight the quest for the playoffs begins for the Edmonton Oilers against a once familiar foe, the Winnipeg Jets. Rexall Place will be packed with fans begging for a team that doesn’t finish near the basement for the umpteenth year in a row. There will be ups and downs for the young Oilers and hopefully some important games come April for a change.
The Edmonton Oilers managed a 5-2 victory last might against the Vancouver Canucks but woke up this morning to find out centre Sam Gagner will be gone for the foreseeable future with a broken jaw. Taylor Hall took a nasty elbow to the face earlier in the game and Darnell Nurse was run from behind as well. Reminds me of the last few seasons doesn’t it?