Chris The Intern Investigates: Oilers-Golden Bears Game

September 21 2015 03:01PM

Our resident gumshoe Chris The Intern headed down to Rexall place last Thursday prior to the Edmonton Oilers rookies Vs University Of Alberta Golden Bears game, not only to bear witness to the crazy long security lines, but to also speak with some fine citizens of The Nation and get their thoughts on the upcoming season, saying goodbye to Rexall Place, and all things Connor McDavid! 

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Connor McDavid and the threat of Antoine Roussel

Jonathan Willis
September 21 2015 12:31PM


Paul Bissonnette took the hard road to the NHL, earning more than 200 games in the majors primarily through his pugilistic abilities. An outspoken and popular presence online, Bissonnette recently responded to a question about the relationship between Luke Gazdic and Connor McDavid, and offered an intriguing defence of the necessity of Edmonton’s enforcer. We can boil that defence down to one name: Antoine Roussel.

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Monday Mailbag - September 21st

September 21 2015 08:00AM


Your weekend is over, you’re back to work, and looking (read: needing) for ways to kill company time. Enter your old friend - the mailbag.  It's the time where we can sit down together as a Nation and learn something. As always, I’ve taken your questions, passed them to our panel of geniuses, and waited for wisdoms to spill out of their brain boxes.  If you want to be included in the mailbag, email me at or hit me up on Twitter at @jsbmbaggedmilk. Enjoy.

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Robin Brownlee
September 20 2015 05:44PM

All the debate about the merits and lack of same pertaining to Nail Yakupov during his first three seasons in the NHL has been intriguing and funny and all kinds of things in-between, but it’s time to get past all that and find out if and where Yakupov fits with the Edmonton Oilers.

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September 20 2015 03:58PM

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The Edmonton Oilers begin their pre-season schedule with split-squad games against the Flames here and in Calgary tomorrow. The team's prospects have already played a lot of hockey and the long season ahead is starting to gain some depth and detail. Early stars? Leon Draisaitl and several AHL contracts.

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