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.
February 08 2016 12:56PM
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.
February 08 2016 11:30AM
The Bakersfield Condors are in an uphill climb, or flight if you will, to make the American Hockey playoffs.
But as they enter the second half of the season, they start the chase with perhaps their deepest roster of the season. Two questions arise because of this depth.
February 08 2016 09:45AM
We're four months deep into the NHL season and the trade deadline is right around the corner. Time flies, I know. By now, it's become clear for most organizations as to whether they'll be buying or selling at the deadline, but there are still a handful of teams that aren't very good but are right in the mix, floating around in some kind of grey area. In this month's check in, I'm going to break down where each team is at as we head into the home stretch, and who should be opting to sell their assets and start focusing on the future, and who should be interested in buying to fuel their playoff aspirations.
February 08 2016 07:00AM
It was a tough weekend in OilersNation and the Mailbag is here to help you forget about it. Did they get their asses kicked two games in a row? Nope. Don't remember it. Never happened. *sigh*