January 14 2016 09:00AM
I am a sucker for stories about redemption, and the possibility exists for Zack Kassian to write a marvelous comeback story with the Edmonton Oilers. Question: How do fans feel? I talked to one fan in an effort to find out.
January 14 2016 07:00AM
Eric Brewer played 315 games as a member of the Edmonton Oilers, but he’ll be remembered by many fans for how he arrived and how he departed almost as much as the parts of four seasons he spent patrolling the blue line in this town. That would be selling him short.
January 13 2016 06:36PM
Defenceman Kevin Connauton was claimed off waivers by Arizona on Wednesday, but he was quickly replaced on the wire by two other players. Unlike Connauton, both fit positions of potential need for Edmonton. Cody Hodgson is a centre with a history of offensive production, while Nate Guenin is a big right-shot defender.
Should the Oilers be interested in either? That’s our question in this week’s edition of What Would You Do Wednesday.
January 13 2016 03:00PM
When we first launched OilersNation.com back in 2007 we intended on watching the Oilers return to the Cup Finals for the 2nd time in 3 years and become a perennial powerhouse of hockey. A model of consistency. A team studied by Coaches for a generation to come for “how to build a winning franchise.”
So when it became clear THAT wasn’t happening we started launching other team sites in 2009 starting with FlamesNation.ca. When that didn’t collapse or have a denial of service attack we started putting more and more sites out there creating 5 sites, partnering on 1 and buying 3 sites outright bringing the total to 9.
And today marks the 10th site in the Nation Network launching – WingsNation.com.
January 13 2016 01:21PM
So it's Connor McDavid's birthday, is it? 19 long years are now in the can and an unlimited future lays ahead. Well as I cleverly ditched Jordan Eberle as my perennial star and made the risk-free play of getting on the Connor McDavid train on day one, it is my duty to write him a birthday letter.