Nation World HQ
February 09 2016 07:23AM


In an effort to keep fans aware of the comings and goings of the other teams in the Smythe Pacific Division… The fine folks at The Royal Half have created the Pacific War Room… a wrap-up of the past week in the Pacific from some of the best and brightest bloggers who cover Pacific Division teams. In order of the Pacific Division standings… we present the Pacific War Room!

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February 08 2016 08:14PM


In our second stop along the AHL trail, we get a good look at some of the league's Central Division players who may be available via trade at the deadline—or in summer. There is plenty of quality across the division and several attractive pieces that could be of interest to other NHL teams.

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North By NorthGretz Podcast Episode 15

North By NorthGretz
February 08 2016 06:01PM


Live from the #NationSkiTrip in Jasper! This week the boys are joined by a very special guest, one of the ORIGINAL Oilersnation commenters The Towel Boy! They talk about the return of Connor McDavid, expectations for the rest of the season, how much fun they're having in Jasper, share some old school Oilersnation memories, and much, much more!

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Robin Brownlee
February 08 2016 02:35PM

Fans overreact to wins. They overreact to losses. That’s not a criticism as much as it is an observation. It’s what they do. The last four games for the Edmonton Oilers have provided a prime example of the kind of emotional roller-coaster ride I’m talking about.

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Monday Musings...

Jason Gregor
February 08 2016 12:56PM

monday musings

Oilers fans just endured on one of the most drastic emotional rollercoaster rides they've felt in the past decade. Connor McDavid returned to the lineup last Tuesday and proceeded to score five points in two games, including a highlight reel goal versus Columbus, that had Oilers fans bursting with excitement. McDavid's return included two wins where the Orange and Blue outscored their opponents 12-3. Life was grand.

But in a span of 27 hours the jubilation ended. The Oilers got walloped 5-1 and 8-1 in Montreal and Brooklyn, and just as Oilersnation was enjoying the ride at the top, once again their team derailed and crashed to the bottom of the track.

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