WJC Team Russin Preview – Will + Skill

(The Nations will also be bringing you some WJC coverage now and then this holiday season. Andrey Osadchenko starts us off with an in-depth look at Team Russia) What is the first thing that pops up in your mind when you think of Team Russia? It’s their skilled and crazy fast offense, isn’t it? How often would…

GDB 35.0: HAPPY HOLIDAYS

Ah the ol’ Boxing Day Hockey Extravaganza. If there is anything greater than sitting around in your PJs, crushing left over Christmas treats and watching Canada kick off the the World Juniors we can’t think of what it is. What’s that? The Oilers play tonight? That would qualify as greater.

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NATION RADIO – DECEMBER 24, 2011

We sincerely hope that this special holiday edition of NationRadio finds you in good health and in good spirits. All the very best to you and yours and here’s to a most excellent 2012. As hoped by many, this week’s show is laden with previews of the 2012 World Junior Championships as well as some…

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WJ Primer (Oiler Edition)

It’ll be a much different WJ’s for Oiler fans this New Year’s. In past seasons Jordan Eberle was a major part of team Canada and two years ago we had a chance to kick the tires on Taylor Hall. This season, there is a quality draft eligible representing Team Canada and the Oiler prospects represent…

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MERRY CHRISTMAS AND THANK YOU

I just wanted to wish all of you a very Merry Christmas, and I hope you get to spend lots of time with family and friends over the next few days. I also wanted to say an extra big thank you to all the sponsors who donated packages and especially to those who bid on…

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WJC: GETTING READY TO PLAY AS A TEAM

In his second installment,  WJC  alumni Brian Sutherby talks about his behind the scenes experiences as a member of Team Canada back in 2002. It’s pretty sweet if you ask us- WG

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MILBURY: NO CHARGES

We ran an item at Oilersnation about the possibility of assault charges being laid against former NHL player and coach Mike Milbury several days ago (Dec. 16). In the name of fairness, I’m linking to news today that Milbury, who is now a commentator with Hockey Night In Canada, won’t face any charges over the…

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Robocop

Last week as I was hanging up my shoulder pads my partner, Kurt Davis, asked me how long I had been wearing them and why I even bothered. He commented on there hardly being any protection on the chest or back and how the shoulder caps are very small.

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All Festivus Eve

Last Festivus I was grumbling about the PK and faceoffs, plus the Katz group and their sabre rattling. With those problems solved, all is well in OilersNation, right? You know, you’d think so.

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GDB 34.0: DINNER WITH STRUDWICK

The GDB will go from bottom to top today. It is the final day of "Helping Others" on my show, and so far we have raised $44,350 for various charities that really need our help. It has been an awesome 14 shows and we are hoping to get close to $50,000 today. I’m not sure…

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THE GREATEST GIFT OF ALL

Every now and then a story comes along that serves to remind us there’s more to life and living it than winning or losing hockey games. Brent Peterson’s courageous battle against the devastating ravages of Parkinson’s disease is one of those stories.