Monday Mailbag - May 4th

May 04 2015 08:18AM


Is it time for the draft yet? How about now? No? Well we'll just have to learn to be patient or invent some kind of time machine that allows us to skip forward 52 days until the draft. I'll get my crayons and some construction paper. While you're waiting for my McDavid machine is finished, I present another edition of the Mailbag. As always, I need your questions to make this work so email me your question to May the 4th be with you!

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May 03 2015 05:13PM

The Edmonton Oilers received a stunning gift last month when the lottery went their way and fans (rightly) are still trying to find the words. As we spend more time watching this young man, more questions arise: Could this be the best Oilers draft ever? That's basically impossible, but how good could it be?

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May 03 2015 03:06PM

Darnell Nurse ended his junior career last night and will probably head to Oklahoma City to continue playing spring hockey. It has been a very eventful week for Edmonton's prospects.

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Babcock or McLellan

Matt Henderson
May 03 2015 12:53PM

The Oilers have been playing the role of ugly duckling for a long time now, but this funny looking misfit is finally growing up. Once the wall-flower, the Edmonton Oilers are about to be Belle of the Ball when it comes to this year’s coaching sweepstakes.

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Nation Drafts 2015 charity playoff pool update

Thomas Drance
May 02 2015 12:35PM


The Nation Network isn't accustomed to playoff success. What else do you expect from a blog network based out of Edmonton?

We're experts in the draft lottery though, and we know a thing or two about playoff pools - particularly the Nation Drafts charity playoff pool that we run annually. With the second round of the 2015 Stanley Cup playoffs already in full swing, let's take a moment, look back at round one, and check out the progress that the Nation Network's poolies are making in the competition! 

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