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“Ha-whattttttt???”

– Li’l Jon of the East side boyz

Did we do some sort of Quantum Leap type interdimensional travel when we were buckled at the hockey game on St. Patty’s day? Was this really our beloved local hockey squadron in action? Did Sam Gagner really have a hat trick to go along with his five points? Did “The Other Ales” have a 4 point night too? Did the mighty Oil really lay an 8-1 fruit booting to the dastardly Avalanche?

Great beard of Thor that was a hockey match. We aren’t nearly confident enough in this roster right now to draw any conclusions that would apply to the remainder of the season and we don’t want to jinx anything by being overly “optimistic.” But well done lads. Underpaid athletes getting ‘er done for the love of the sport really brings a tear to our one working eye.

All we can say is this:

Win tonight please.

Nation Party tonight

And speaking of tonight’s game against the Hawks, what better place to watch it then with 50 of your closest internet-related chums? It’s our second party of the year at Bourbon Street Hudsons tonight Nation and with a PPV of such magnitude on a Friday night, it promises to be a gong show regardless of how many show up. The last time we threw an orgy 1 person showed up. BUT – the last we threw a Nation party 52 peeps showed up. And Hudsons gives $2 to Kids with Cancer for every evite we redeem. That’s all kinds of nice and amounts to some kind of dough.

So come join us for some fun tonight rather than sitting at home wearing nothing but a smile waiting to pause your digital cable when Souray is prominently featured on screen so you can have a long conversation with the bearded one.*

An angel with porkchop trucker side burns

It was also brought to our attention late last night that superstar Citizen of the Nation buck75 has donated not one but TWO pairs of tickets to upcoming Oilers games for tonight’s event. Are you kidding us buck75? Two sets of tickets? Are you an angel sent by the Hockey Gods?

While the rest of us sit around contracting herpes** or worse buck75 is donating more tickets to the Nation so that we can sell them at the party to raise loot for Kids with Cancer. What a guy.

*baggedmilk secenario only.
** It was 2003. Everyone had herpes back then.

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    DK0 wrote:

    The only maybe “downside” is that if you get paid per ad exposure, us hitting refresh a billion times means $$$

    Of course, the downside to that is that every time all of us hit refresh 1309109340 times per game day thread…we use up all the money generated in ad revenue by bandwidth usage.

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    baggedmilk wrote:

    I found OilersNation.com through some kind of devine intervention. Something was pulsing deep inside of me that I just couldn’t ignore any longer. Turns out it was Wanye Gretz and he said, “hey man I have a website. you should check it out?”

    BAHAHAHHAHA Oh man that… IS…. AWESOME!

    I bow to your continued awesomeness.

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    DK0 wrote:

    You gotta fill Wanye’s wallet somehow, hes still got a buttload more NHL cities to see games at!

    Sadly the Nation is in charge of emptying the wallet not refilling it. But that's the Dream right?

    "Today I am eating dirt. Tomorrow it's leaves and one day it is a steak!"

    *drinks sip of beer in brown paper bag, imagines steak*

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    BUCK75 – FMNF wrote:

    No worries – not just sideburns – porkchop trucker side burns. The wife made me trim them so I didn’t look like I was a homeless panhandler.

    More like "Snowman" from Smokey and the Bandit. Beauty.

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    Robin Brownlee wrote:

    “Did Sam Gagner really have a hat trick to go along with his five points?”
    No, he didn’t. Four points (eye roll and cursory brain stem activity while searching for insult). Jackass.

    Speaking of stat's that make you shake your head, can anyone explain to me how SportsNet and todays Journal have Whiffcoff at -1 when he had a point and Colorado only scored one goal?
    *shruggs shoulders and shakes head in confusion*

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    SquidRx wrote:

    can anyone explain to me how SportsNet and todays Journal have Whiffcoff at -1 when he had a point and Colorado only scored one goal?

    Ooh ooh ohh let me show you how Oilersnation has taught me a few things.

    Here goes. Horcoff scored his goal on the PP which does not count for +/- and the Avs scored at even strength while Horcoff was on the ice. Therefore, -1.

    yes.

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    @ Travis Dakin:
    I did not know that bit bout the PP not counting towards +/-. That makes perfect sense now. Thanks so very much.
    *skips happily to the office kitchen, humming to himself, to get another cuppa coffee*

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    @ Travis Dakin:
    Ohh right, i thought it was just a typo and was supposed to be +1. Here is another question from that same piece of television awesomnitudeness: WTF was the point of that graphic? I think it showed Whiffcoff, Super Gagner and Kotaliiik (pronounced the same way as dereliiict from zoolander). So Gags and Kotalik have 4 points each and a nice + rating, then you have horc looking all sad with a 1 a 0 and a -1. Then the announcer guy basically says and heres some dudes on the oilers, Gagner and Kotalik are cool eh guys?
    If they were comparing horcoff to the 2nd line to say: "the 2nd line carried the team tonight, look what the first line center did." then the graphic makes sense. but they didn't say anything about horcoff.
    So why not just replace horcoff with Nilson on there and make the graphic title "LINE 2 IS HAWT FOR TEACHER!" I think they just whip random shit up on the screen to fill time and never have any purpose.

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    as close personal friends of Wanye and Bingo i've been reading from the begining, not posting. always pumping the tire of the nation, even to my friends in Calgary. i guess thats why they pay me so well… oh wait….

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    bingofuel wrote:

    If we’re paying you, so help me Lenny, I’m gonna slap Wanye across his face with my naughty bits.

    Do it! Give that man the mushroom tattoo he deserves.

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    @ Wanye Gretz:

    I started reading shortly after the Staples mention… I've been one of the silent majority for a long time… but have started to occaisionaly comment… but then I don't for a while because I worry that I am mispelling words like occaisionally… yes I am a spellcheck addict…

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    Yakman wrote:

    but have started to occaisionaly comment… but then I don’t for a while because I worry that I am mispelling words like occaisionally… yes I am a spellcheck addict…

    Dude, if you read this site daily then you have become familar with Deep Oil's ramblings and the complete bitch slapping of the english language of Jeanshorts and Baggedmilk. If you are spelling right, then you definately don't fit in. Let 'er fly man! The more the merrier. See like that…. Merrier, marryier, marrier? Whatever, the more the happier.