October 10 2015 10:09AM

I sat in stunned silence (kind of my go-to move) watching the headlines over the last few days. "McDavid shut down in St. Louis, Oilers lose," and reams of articles about every swinging dick rookie who scored a point before our guy. PLEASE ramble on, heathens. When this rock starts to roll, Connor McDavid is going to rip your heart out. For fun!

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It's a Weird Science

Matt Henderson
October 10 2015 08:00AM


Head Coach Todd McLellan blended the lines at practice, just one game into the season, to try to find better chemistry. From what I've seen so far though preseason and game one, it’s a good move.

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October 09 2015 09:25PM

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Todd McLellan deployed his defensemen in an interesting way last night and it'll be interesting to see if we see any changes for the Nashville game. There were some surprises—Oscar Klefbom missed some TC games and it showed—but their usage was fascinating in game one. There are some things that look different and that we can follow. 

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More positives than negatives

Jason Gregor
October 09 2015 02:07PM


The Oilers lost to a better hockey club last night, but unlike the past few seasons they were not completely overwhelmed.

The Oilers were on their heels for the first 10 minutes, and Cam Talbot kept them in the game with some very good saves, but once they got their feet under them I thought the Oilers showed many positive signs that should lead to more wins this season.

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The Roundup

Nation World HQ
October 09 2015 06:45AM

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Cocaine and the NHL, Leafs prepare for misery, Flames fear some regression, how much of an impact will Canucks rookies have his year, Ference gives up 'C' in Edmonton, the NHL All-hipster team, predictions and forecasts for the 2015-16 season and more in this week's Nation Roundup brought to you by DraftKings

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