- Player grades: Oilers fall to 0-4-0 with 4-2 loss to Blues (EJ) Taylor Hall was really good, and Lauri Korpikoski was surprisingly competent. Don't ask about anyone else.
- Blow 'em up! (ON) Sometimes, pundits and fans act like the problem with the Oilers is that they have too many losers who need to be run out of town post-haste. That's not the case. The trouble isn't an abundance of bad players, it's a lack of good ones - particularly on defence.
Posting's been a little bit light the last while; I've been working on B/R's NHL 500 project and that eats up the time. Here's what I've put out lately: