November 19 2015 04:01PM

A mysterious package showed up for Chris The Intern at Nation HQ and what he found inside WILL CHANGE YOUR VIEW OF THE WORLD FOREVER! CLICK HERE TO FIND OUT MORE! 

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Condors Recap

Scott Zerr
November 19 2015 11:55AM


If you like your hockey with an overload of high-pitched screaming, constant hip-hop music, and a dump-and-chase attack, then Wednesday morning’s Bakersfield Condors game was right up your alley.

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Purcell hires Adam Oates

Jason Gregor
November 19 2015 09:55AM

We've discussed the idea before, and I'm happy to see that NHL forwards are hiring their own skilled coaches. A few of them have one. Jordan Eberle works exclusively with Steve Serdachny every summer and has for many years, but Serdachny was the Oilers skills and skating coach as well, up until this fall.

Many players didn't want a skills coach because they worried it would conflict with what the head coach was saying, but in reality that isn't the case. A skill coach shouldn't focus on systems. He focuses on scoring, just like strength coaches help players get stronger and goalie coaches help goalies.

I believe NHL forwards should have a personal skills coach to help them improve and change their offensive game, and one of the most creative NHL forwards the league has seen has been hired by a few players.

Teddy Purcell hired former NHL player and former head coach, Adam Oates, this past summer to help him bounce back from what he said, "was my worst NHL season."

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Robin Brownlee
November 19 2015 08:00AM


After putting the brakes on the juggernaut that was the New York Islanders and parading the 1984 Stanley Cup up and down Jasper Avenue, the only encore that would do for the 1984-85 Edmonton Oilers was to follow that up by keeping another date with the engraver.

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GDB 19.0 Wrap Up: Blackhawks @ Oilers

November 18 2015 10:33PM


Is Hamonic an Oiler yet? Final Score: 4-3 Blackhawks in OT.

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