Top 10 Tuesday: Best Canadian Oilers Players

Kyla Lane
July 05 2016 06:25PM

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Canadian hockey fans wave a flag and display a banner. Mandatory Credit: Tom Szczerbowski-USA TODAY Sports

In honour of our great Nation's 149th birthday, we're counting down the top ten Oilers players who have red and white flowing through their veins. Throughout the franchise's history, Oilers fans have had the privilege of watching many of the greats sporting the copper and blue as well as spending time with Team Canada. In today's Top 10 Tuesday we look at the best Canadian players to ever wear an Oilers jersey.  

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5 Ways To Get Over The Taylor Hall Trade

Chris the Intern
July 05 2016 02:15PM

It's been just under a week since the most devastating Oiler trade since Ryan Smyth. How are you guys doing? Judging by comments on the website and on Twitter I can tell some people are still upset, some people are coming around, and some people have always been okay with what went down. Thankfully, I'm not here to talk about how bad the trade was, I'm here to help those that are still feeling slighted as a result of the trade. I'm here to cure your sorrows, and make you smile. Here are five ways to get over the Taylor Hall trade.

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Lucic ready to lead

Jason Gregor
July 05 2016 12:22PM

Leader

Milan Lucic was elated and energized at his first press conference. He was very clear on why he signed in Edmonton, and was well aware of the organization's past struggles. He didn't mince his words when describing how it was to play against the Oilers, but also how having Connor McDavid on the roster meant good times were ahead.

A few things stood out for me at his media avail and later when I spoke with him one-on-one.

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Monday Musings: Why NHL keeps overpaying free agents

Jason Gregor
July 04 2016 12:56PM

Reflect

You've had 72 hours to digest another NHL spending spree. In 2015, teams spent $227.9 million on day one of free agency, but this year they handed over $424.1 million, which is the second highest amount in the past seven years. In 2014, NHL GM's went crazy, spending $528.1 million.

Two years later many teams already have buyers remorse.

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Mailbag Monday - Hall, Lucic, and Puljujarvi

baggedmilk
July 04 2016 07:00AM

Mailbag

What a week! This week, we see what the writers think of the Taylor Hall trade now that a few days have passed, the pros and cons of signing Lucic to a long term deal, Jesse Puljujarvi, and more. If you have a question for next week's mailbag you can always feel free to fire off an email to baggedmilk@oilersnation.com or hit me up on Twitter at @jsbmbaggedmilk. Now let's all gather around to kill some company time and learn something. 

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