October 11 2010 08:25AM
A look at the overall NHL standings this morning has two unlikely teams at the top of each conference: The Edmonton Oilers are kings of the west and first place in the east belongs to the Big Smoke. Its early. For Edmonton Oiler fans, the W's are fun. The serious business has little to do with W's and a lot to do with three gifted kids making their NHL debuts. Here's a very early glance at the results.
October 10 2010 12:31PM
Behold this most auspicious day of revelry: 10-10-10. Not to be confused with 09-09-09 which we heartily mocked a little over a year ago on this very same site. Yet again, people seem to be losing their minds over these repeating date dates, but we for one didn't see anything to get excited about until we were chatting on the Twitters this morning.
October 10 2010 07:41AM
This is Tyler Pitlick in a Medicine Hat Tiger uniform. The town gave us Lanny McDonald, Donny Murdoch, the Gassoffs, Ken Holland, Jim Nill, Tom Lysiak, Pete Peeters, Jay Bouwmeester and the legend that is Stan Weir; how is Pitlick doing in the town where you cannot get a ticket to a game?
October 09 2010 11:29PM
Thinking on Robin Brownlee’s “Lucky 13” exercise, I realized that it’s more than a contest between the readers and the writers, the bloggers and the professionals, or whatever other distinction one chooses to make. It’s also a chance to see how the readers of Oilers Nation view their team at the dawn of the season.
October 09 2010 09:46PM
On November 27, 2007 we launched OilersNation.com roughly 45 days past our target date of the start of the season. January 28, 2008 we launched FlamesNation.ca, a mere 27 days past our deadline of "New Years or bust." April 10, 2009 saw the launch of CanucksArmy.com completely missing our goal of "catching the wave of playoff drive fever."