August 27 2014 01:46PM
Training camp surprises are difficult to predict – “surprise” by definition requiring something unexpected.
But they tend to have some things in common, and Martin Gernat is a guy with some of the ingredients.
August 27 2014 08:17AM
I knew something was up when we recorded a new podcast last night and there was no major NHL news to report. Usually when that happens something goes kablooey the second we upload it. Low and behold, apparently the NHL is close to expanding by four teams, including another one in Toronto, by 2017.
August 26 2014 10:17AM
Has it actually been 3 months since we've had a photoshop contest? Well then that is something we shall have to remedy, isn't it? As such, I've dug around in Wanye's desk, raided the Nation warehouse, begged a few sponsors, gathered some goodies, and we're all set to go. With the prizes set, and an idea in mind, the rest will be up to you. Ladies and gentlemen, it's photoshop contest time.
August 26 2014 07:00AM
The summer conversation about the possible solutions to Edmonton’s problematic centre depth chart has for the most part passed over Anton Lander. There’s a simple reason for that. He’s played 94 NHL games and scored two goals.
But it would also be a mistake to write him off completely.
August 25 2014 09:46PM
It was September 2010, and Edmonton Oilers fans were happily unaware of what the future would hold. That September, the Oilers sent 29 men to Penticton as part of their rookie roster. It was easily the best group of prospects this century, and one of the best in team history