With the elimination of the Oklahoma City Barons from the AHL western conference finals, that draws to a close the 2011-12 season for all Oiler players. And despite the sour note that all teams finished the year on, you have to think of just how important, just how good it was for the Oilers’ prospects to experience winning and a lengthy post season. No, not because the Oilers will are guaranteed a similar experience next season, but because this is what is needed to help remove that losing mentality from the locker room.
About Oil Patch
Lisa McRitchie is a fairly new writer, online at least, but makes up for inexperience with passion for the game of hockey and memories of Mrs. Leskiw’s English AP class; who knew they would pay off one day.
Oil Patch focuses on the Edmonton Oilers, the Edmonton Oil Kings, The Oklahoma City Barons and Team Canada Hockey with game coverage, news updates, speculation and interviews.
Although the Oilers have had a difficult past decade… or three, here at Oil Patch, the future looks bright.
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