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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Robin Brownlee
May 01 2015 11:08AM


Having endured a nightmare that’s produced cold sweats for seasons on end, fans of the Edmonton Oilers are daring to dream these days. To understate in the extreme, it’s an overdue and welcome change of fortune, and there might be more to come.

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The Roundup

Nation World HQ
May 01 2015 06:30AM


Dave Nonis speaks after firing, changes Canucks will make, renewed life in Edmonton, Flames round 2 matchup, Jets continue to roll out playoff injury list, more 2015 draft coverage, a classic playoff tilt and more in this week's Roundup brought to you by Draftkings.

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April 30 2015 02:48PM


As we continue the process of getting to know Peter Chiarelli, it's time to find out how much his Bruins teams relied on rookies and help from the farm. Unlike the Oilers, Boston was a Stanley Cup contender during the Chiarelli years—implying rookies and callups were not a big part of the team(s). Let's have a look.

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