February 2, 2013
Atmosphere around Edmonton Oilers players more about winning, rather than trying not to lose
By ROBERT TYCHKOWSKI, QMI Agency

Oilers players like Ryan Nugent-Hopkins, seen here celebrating a goal with his teammates against Colorado on Monday, say the team is developing a winning attitude. (DAN RIEDLHUBER/Reuters)

DENVER - It’s usually pretty early when people in Edmonton look at the Oilers and say “It’s going to be a long season.”

And it’s happening already.

Only this time, they mean it in a good way — like, for the first time in seven years, the season might not be over when the regular schedule ends.

Playoffs? Playoffs!

If only former Colts coach Jim Mora could see what’s going on here.



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