McLellan named Jack Adams finalist

This evening, Oilers head coach Todd McLellan was named a finalist for Jack Adams trophy as coach of the year. The other nominations were Leafs head coach Mike Babcock and Blue Jackets head coach John Tortorella. It took only two years for the coach to nearly turn the Oilers franchise around. In his first season…


GDB +7.0: All Out Orange Battle

Finally, the second round begins, and the Edmonton Oilers and Anaheim Ducks should put on quite a performance. This will be a much more intense, hate-filled series than what Oilersnation witnessed in round one against the Sharks. There was very little animosity last round. That will change and I suspect it might only take a…


Don Iveson’s NationBeer Bet

As he did in round one, Mayor Don Iveson is making hockey bets using beer as tender and this time around he’s really stepped up his suds game. This time he’s betting with NationBeer.


Why You Should Hate the Anaheim Ducks

I don’t think I need to give you any more reasons to hate the Anaheim Ducks, but we did it in round one and we’re doing it again for round two. We’ve got less than 12 hours to throw gas on this rivalry and I wanted to come up with another list of ammunition that you can use…


Top 100 Oilers: Ales Hemsky (22)

More than once during the 11 seasons Ales Hemsky spent with the Edmonton Oilers, I wondered what kind of numbers he’d have put up with the high-flying Oilers of the 1980s, when goaltenders were sieves by today’s standards and Wayne Gretzky and Company were scoring 400 goals a season for fun.


The Good Stuff From The First Round – Western Conference

We looked yesterday at all of the good stuff from the first round in the Eastern Conference. Today, let’s go through everything that went down in the wild West. Edmonton? Winning something other than a draft lottery? The Hawks? Can barely even score one goal? Jake Allen is Dominik Hasek now? Playoff hockey, my friends. It’s the…