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November Report Card

Fair citizens of the Nation, the second month of the season has wrapped up and that means that it’s once again time for you to put on your favourite teacher’s hat and grade the Oilers based on what happened in the month of November. Are you ready? Of course, you are.

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The Case Against Kris Russell Part 1

Embed from Getty Images Alright. I’ve been overly damned cheery for weeks on this site. I think it’s a pretty much non-stop stream of happiness since the season began, but it’s becoming increasingly clear that the Oilers are on the verge of doing something incredibly unadvisable: Extending Kris Russell. It makes so little sense for…

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Who Are You with Oscar Klefbom

In our third installment of a new semi-regular feature on my radio show called Who Are You I caught up with Oscar Klefbom. There was an “interview bomb” appearance from Adam Larsson, Klefbom discussing his infamous photo and many other non-hockey topics.

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Just how good are the Edmonton Oilers?

It’s a Friday in December and the Edmonton Oilers are not only in playoff position, but they’re there on merit. The really scary thing? If the underlying numbers are to be believed, the rest of the season may go even better.

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The Roundup

A look at the Oilers without McDavid on the Ice, Brian Burke is fed up with the Dougie Hamilton rumors, Leafs young players – playing like stars, analyzing the Jets early season struggles, Flames need to be open for trade business, coach shake up in Florida, analytics vs traditionalists, NHL power rankings and more in this week’s Nation…

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GDB 25.0 Wrap Up: So generous those Winnipeggers

When they’re taking a stadium shot and @thenationchris and I bust out the finger guns. #NationGoesToWpg #HeritageClassic A photo posted by baggedmilk (@himynameisbaggedmilk) on Oct 25, 2016 at 8:05am PDT You missed us didn’t you, Winnipeg? Final Score: 6-3 Oilers

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GDB 25.0: Avoid self destructing

(photoshop: @NewfieMikey) We love HOME games; have Liquor Depot delivery in under an hour. Click, pick, sit back and watch the game. The Oilers toughest opponent lately has been themselves. In their last three losses they controlled much of the play, rarely had extended defensive zone time, yet they lost all three games. They out shot the…

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The Capilano Rehab Injury Report: Progress

Let’s talk about progress! No, I’m not talking about the lack of progress the Oilers have made this season, following up their winning streaks with more losing streaks. I’m talking about the injury progress! Last season, as the weeks went on, the injury list got longer and longer. We seem to be moving in the…