Oilers: Emotional vs. Rational

Jason Gregor
June 17 2015 02:19PM


The most difficult part of every day life is knowing when to trust our emotional, impulsive side and when to rely on our rational thoughts. I've yet to master it, and likely never will, but with age I find I'm able to control my emotional side much more than when I was younger.

Being an NHL manager brings the same challenges, especially when it comes to evaluating players. With the NHL buyout period set to begin at 9 p.m. MST tonight, I'm sure many GMs will be having some interesting conversations with their inner voice.

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The NationDrafts Winner Is...

June 17 2015 01:10PM

You picked your team. You watched the playoffs. You hoped to score prizes and Internet glory. Today, we make a dream come true as we announce the winner of the 2015 NationDrafts Playoff Pool. 

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WWYDW: Internal Defence Options

Jonathan Willis
June 17 2015 08:00AM


There has been a lot of discussion already this summer about upgrading the Edmonton Oilers’ blue line, with the majority of the focus spent on acquiring players through trade or free agency. We’ve spent less time looking at what should be done with the team’s in-house options. In this week’s edition of What Would You Do Wednesday, we ask our readers which players would make the cut if they were in charge of the Oilers’ blue line.

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June 16 2015 06:44PM


The Edmonton Oilers have already started the procurement portion of the offseason, adding Finnish goalie Eetu Laurikainen, signing Russian flyer Anton Slepyshev and winning the draft lottery. New GM Peter Chiarelli and new coach Todd McLellan have miles and miles of miles and miles to go before the fall roster is ready, and that process begins soon. As in, now!

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The First Annual Nation Awards: The Nominees

June 16 2015 12:58PM


Next week the NHL will be hosting their awards night which showcases the best of the best from around the league. Since we weren't allowed or invited to vote in the real NHL awards we decided to host our own. In our awards there's a bit of a twist, and we need your help.

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