Sitting Down With Gord Steinke

August 14 2015 08:00AM


If you've watched TV in the last two decades the chances of you seeing Gord Steinke is an absolute certainty. The man is a legend in our city. Whether he's talking current events, riding his motorcycle, or slappin' the bass with his band, Gord Steinke is a fixture in our city, and I was lucky enough to speak with him. This is part of our conversation.

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The Roundup

Nation World HQ
August 14 2015 07:00AM


Ranking prospect depth charts, Flames future down the middle, NHL's most hated players, Leafs all-time team, reliving Torts tenure in Vancouver, Darnell nurse vs Griffin Reinhart, free agency, and more in this week's Roundup brought to you by Violent Gentlemen.

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Leon Draisaitl, Keith Primeau and Development Curves

Jonathan Willis
August 13 2015 02:43PM


One of the most important items when dealing with NHL prospects is patience. It’s not easy for anyone, and it’s really doesn’t come easy to fans who have been stuck watching the Edmonton Oilers of the last decade, but it’s vital.

One thing that might help, at least in the instance of Leon Draisaitl, is to consider the career of Keith Primeau.

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OilersNation Arena Update: August 13, 2015

August 13 2015 10:34AM

We're all VERY excited for Rogers Place to open, so we sent the Nation's own Chris the Intern down to the construction site to check in on how things are going! 

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Can Fayne Jump To The Top Pair?

Matt Henderson
August 13 2015 08:00AM

We know the Oilers mismanaged their defense last year -- from Marincin being sent down in favour of Brad Hunt, to the constant trotting out of Justin Schultz no matter his quality of play, to the Petry saga -- there was a definite disconnect between what the team was doing and what many of us on the outside were seeing. Chiarelli has changed the makeup of the defense, and added veteran coaching to the Oilers, so perhaps the gap between what the club does and what we see won’t be so drastic. Since Sekera was added to the roster the looming question has been who his partner would be. One of the most common suggestions has been Mark Fayne. Is he up to the challenge?

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