21

Join the Nation Invasion: Jasper Edition

If there’s one thing the Nation knows how to do well it’s throw a party. This time around we’re taking our show on the road and you’re invited to join us for a weekend of slopes, suds, and scenery. My friends, we’re going to Jasper and we want you to join us!

Brandon Gormley on Waivers

On Thursday, the Colorado Avalanche waived defenceman Brandon Gormley. The 23-year-old was a first-round pick in the 2010 Draft (13th overall) and was named the top defenceman at the 2012 World Juniors. Now, just 58 games into his NHL career, he’s on the waiver wire.

62

A Conversation with Zack Kassian

The Oilers acquired Zack Kassian, the 13th overall pick in 2009, from the Montreal Canadiens for Ben Scrivens on December 28th. Kassian, who spent a few months in rehab after a car accident on October 4th, reported to the Oilers American Hockey League affiliate in Bakersfield in hopes of re-starting in NHL career. The Oilers…

94

AT RANDOM: THE WAITING GAME

Unless I’m reading things completely wrong, and that’s happened a time or two, indications are Connor McDavid’s much-anticipated return to the line-up of the Edmonton Oilers after having surgery Nov. 4 to repair a broken clavicle is a matter of days, not weeks.

19

RE-LIVE THE EDMONTON OILERS 1987-88 SEASON

The 1987-88 season will forever live in franchise folklore as easily the most significant in team history. It was one in which the Oilers hoisted their fourth Stanley Cup in five seasons, capping a dominating 16-2 playoff performance with a four-game sweep of the Boston Bruins on May 26, 1988.

The Jones Bullet Dodged

Embed from Getty Images The Nashville Predators and Columbus Blue jackets consummated a trade to get Ryan Johansen by sending Seth Jones the other way. And, in doing so, the Blue Jackets helped the Oilers avoid losing a trade handedly.

106

WWYDW: Oscar Klefbom and Travis Hamonic

It has been a crazy day in the NHL, though not with respect to the Edmonton Oilers. Watching Seth Jones get dealt to Columbus got me thinking about the possibility of the Oilers addressing their own problems on right defence. In this edition of What Would You Do Wednesday, we ask whether from an Oilers…