THE PACIFIC WAR ROOM

Nation World HQ
December 20 2014 12:29PM

PacWarRoom-01-imp

Another week is in the books, and that means it's time for another edition of the Pacific War Room. What is the Pacific War Room? Each week, our friends at the Royal Half round up a summary of the week that was from the best and brightest bloggers from around the Pacific Division.

Read Article | 1 Comments

The Fantasy Minute

Nation World HQ
December 20 2014 10:28AM


As always, we bring you NHL Fantasy Hockey tips from The Nation Network and DailyFaceoff.com. Here’s a quick run through of the best Fantasy Hockey waiver adds, sleepers and buy-low sell-high candidates for the week (Based on 12 team leagues).

Read Article | 0 Comments

WEEKEND UPDATE

Lowetide
December 20 2014 07:36AM

PP

Anton Lander shot lights out in Oklahoma City this week and the Oilers were paying attention. He joined recent recalls Brad Hunt and Oscar Klefbom in the NHL (with Brandon Davidson heading back down). In junior, Kyle Platzer continues to roll and Liam Coughlin caught fire in the BCJHL.

Read Article | 28 Comments

LANDER'S LAST, BEST CHANCE

Lowetide
December 19 2014 05:59PM

 lander ferguson 42

Anton Lander (wearing the "C" in photo by Rob Ferguson) was recalled to the Edmonton Oilers today. Again. There's a difference this time, though. Anton Lander got the call to play for coach Todd Nelson in Edmonton and that could make all the difference.

Read Article | 65 Comments

Craig MacTavish and his Centres

Jonathan Willis
December 19 2014 01:45PM

Craig MacTavish6

It’s a lot of fun watching Craig MacTavish behind the Oilers’ bench. The man can flat-out coach and honestly this would probably be a better organization if he were in that role full-time and somebody else were pulling the strings from the general manager’s office.

But it’s also interesting to watch the general manager behind the bench, because every assignment he makes says something about how the Oilers’ top decision maker sees his team. What he did with his centres against San Jose on Thursday is fascinating.

Read Article | 65 Comments