Four Times The NHL Rallied Together

Chris the Intern
October 31 2016 12:48PM

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Craig Anderson left the Ottawa Senators last week after hearing the news that his wife, Nicolle, had been diagnosed with cancer. It wasn't an easy decision, but after back-up goalie, Andrew Hammond, went down with an injury, Nicolle Anderson pushed her husband to rejoin his second family, as they needed his help. 

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Introducing the Newest Fancy Stat: Nation Morale Index (NMI)

Chris the Intern
October 28 2016 07:00AM

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The Oilers have been winning, and Oilersnation has been happy a happy place. This means that the angry, bitter, commenters who trash everything in their sights have disappeared, and happy, cheerful, positive commenters have returned to the Nation!

One thing that has stood out to me lately is how positive the comment section in Baggedmilk's game wrap-ups have been. I remember reading through the comments in last year's wrap-up and everybody was in a terrible mood. They spent most of their time complaining and trashing every comment possible - it was tough to get through. Now that the Oilers are winning this year, I began tracking the total amount of cheers and trashes in the wrap-ups. The data has been put together, and I give you, the Nation Morale Index®!

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The Capilano Rehab Injury Report: Everyone's On Vacation

Chris the Intern
October 26 2016 07:00AM

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I'm not saying Mark Fayne is out indefinitely with a lower-body injury, but I'm not NOT saying that either...

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The Capilano Rehab Injury Report: Anti-Jinx Edition

Chris the Intern
October 21 2016 07:00AM

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It's the article everybody loves to hate! That's right, we have partnered up with our good friends at the Capilano Rehab Centre to bring back the weekly injury report for all you superstitious citizens to hate. However, I wanted to approach things a little bit differently this time.

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2016-17 Bold Predictions

Chris the Intern
October 18 2016 07:00AM

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We're three games into the 2016-17 season and despite Sunday's ugly loss, things are still looking good. After winning the draft lottery (still can't believe that happened, btw) last summer, OilersNation was filled with excitement, hope, and positivity. This summer, however, had its ups and downs and left people more curious about the upcoming season than anything else. Well, I'm here to answer your questions and theories about how our season will turn out. It's never too late for a bold prediction thread.

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