August 12 2016 03:30PM
It was announced a few days back that the Octane Dance Team will not be riding in the back of the pickup truck with the Gretzky statue as the team moves to Rogers Place. This was met with shouts of "good riddance!" by some and continued cheerleader shaming by others. I for one liked the Octane, saw great value in what they did and will miss them now that they are gone.
March 02 2016 07:00AM
After trade deadline came and went I found myself with a lot of time on my hands. No massive trades to wrap my brain around, no giant clean up of my Eberle mechandise collection to box up for all eternity. No arranging for a fire sale of YakCity NationGear (side note: Yak City gear on sale here! Make an investment in lasting MemeWear that will remain relevant for at least 20 more games).
February 24 2016 12:17PM
Oh snap! Coach McLellan went off last night in his post game press conference. If you haven't already watched the highlights and jumped up and down clapping your hands with glee, it can be found above. I was double excited because it was OilersNation's own hero Jason Gregor asking the questions that McLellan was smashing out of the park, pitch after pitch, after pitch.
January 18 2016 03:35PM
This is an article focusing on the “Edmonton” in Edmonton Oilers Hockey Blog. If you want to read about the impact of Talbot being signed, this ain’t the article for you. Consider yourself warned and click to read more at your own peril.
January 13 2016 03:00PM
When we first launched OilersNation.com back in 2007 we intended on watching the Oilers return to the Cup Finals for the 2nd time in 3 years and become a perennial powerhouse of hockey. A model of consistency. A team studied by Coaches for a generation to come for “how to build a winning franchise.”
So when it became clear THAT wasn’t happening we started launching other team sites in 2009 starting with FlamesNation.ca. When that didn’t collapse or have a denial of service attack we started putting more and more sites out there creating 5 sites, partnering on 1 and buying 3 sites outright bringing the total to 9.
And today marks the 10th site in the Nation Network launching – WingsNation.com.