Nuge: Odds favor Arizona

If Peter Chiarelli stays true to form, Ryan Nugent-Hopkins will be traded the week of June 24-30, 2018. How do I know this? Following the rule of ‘Steve Austin exits’ it only makes sense: June 29, 2016: Traded Taylor Hall to New Jersey Devils for Adam Larsson. June 22, 2017: Traded Jordan Eberle to NY…


The inaugural Oilersnation Open presented by ATB Financial

For as long as I’ve worked here people have asked me why Oilersnation doesn’t have its own golf tournament, and today I’m finally able to tell you that it’s time to pull out your clubs because we’re hitting the links. My friends, I’m proud to announce the first ever Oilersnation Open presented by ATB Financial…


At Random: The Wildcard

There’s not much doubt that GM Pete Chiarelli built more depth into the 2016-17 edition of the Edmonton Oilers than they’ve had in previous seasons. It’s just as obvious that depth wasn’t tested by injuries like it had been during a decade out of the playoffs. Not even close, especially at the top of the…


Will the Oilers miss Eberle’s goals?

Jordan Eberle is a productive goal scorer. It doesn’t matter if you like his style of play or not, the fact is he can score. He produced 165 goals in his time with the Oilers, 24th most in NHL since the 2010/2011 season. That is excellent production. Eberle only scored 20 goals this past season,…


It’s make-or-break time for Edmonton Oilers prospect Jujhar Khaira

2016-17 Edmonton Oilers: No. 54 LW Jujhar Khaira Jujhar Khaira was selected in the third round of the 2012 NHL Entry Draft. He has played five seasons of hockey since then, including three years of pro hockey, mostly with Edmonton’s minor-league affiliate. And although he was at the younger end of his draft class, it…


The Roundup

More ‘Leafs are already great’ articles, 5 things remain for Flames this summer, the best way to evaluate NHL players, ticket revenue’s, the CBA, Georges Laraque, Zack Kassian, Curtis Lazar  and more in this week’s Nation Roundup brought to you by Violent Gentlemen