Resistance is Futile (but stubborn)

April 28 2011 05:00PM

NHL teams have been trying to use math in order to unlock the draft since the beginning of the universal draft. From a distance, it looks like NHL teams haven't advanced as far as they could and the culprit is money.

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April 28 2011 02:35PM

L'il Wayne is one of our absolute favourites along with Justin Bieber, Jordan Eberle and the entire collection of Victoria's Secret models 1987-present. Despite the fact that he wore Canucks gear last night in Vancouver, we know he didn't mean it. And if he happens to wear an Oilers jersey tonight at the concert at RX1, we know he does mean it.

We just know.

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The Playoff Prediction Project, Round 2

Jonathan Willis
April 27 2011 09:32PM



The first round of the playoffs is over, and it was a doozy. The best part is, there are three rounds to go, and the hockey isn’t likely to get any worse as time goes on.

After the jump, it’s time to make Round Two predictions.

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April 27 2011 11:33AM

As the only Nation writer that picked the Hawks to beat the Canucks in the first round of the playoffs it is only just that we give them their props for taking the series to a G7 despite being down 3-0 in the series. Try as they might the Canucks could not completely cock up the entire series although they looked shakier than the dude in the picture above.

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Jason Gregor
April 26 2011 10:38AM

On April 29th, 1997 Todd Marchant blew past a stumbling Grant Ledyard and into the hearts of Oiler fans forever, when he ripped a snapshot past Andy Moog in overtime of game seven v. the Dallas Stars. Curtis Joseph made a stunning save on Joe Nieuwendyk earlier in OT, but Marchant's goal sent Oiler fans into a frenzy fourteen years ago, and anytime you mention his goal a true diehard Oiler fan can tell you exactly where they were when he scored.

There is nothing more exciting, nerve-wracking, gut-wrenching or better than GAME SEVEN; unless your team loses, then it sucks worse than walking in on your parents bumping uglys.

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