Cody Franson: Have Gun, Will Travel

One year ago, Kris Russell was a free agent trying to find a place to land. The market dried up in a quick hurry and he was left stone alone. Eventually, the Edmonton Oilers came calling and Russell signed a team-friendly one-year deal with the team. Russell was rewarded this summer with a lucrative four-year…


20 days until the Preseason. 1st of 20 Question is about McDavid

The NHL season is rapidly approaching. Rookie tournaments begin next weekend, training camps open up the following weekend and the Oilers play two preseason games versus the Calgary Flames on Monday September 18th. In anticipation of another season, we will discuss a different question every day until the season. This year the analysis of the…


Kris Russell is ready to step up his game

Over at Global, friend of the Nation, Reid Wilkins, posted a conversation with Kris Russell where he spoke about stepping up his game, consistency on defence, and being ready for the challenge that his new contract presents.


Top 100 Oilers: Grant Fuhr (5)

“If you start worrying about things you can’t control, you get old fast. I don’t get mad. I don’t get angry. There’s no sense to it.” – Grant Fuhr, in an interview with Ralph Wiley of Sports Illustrated in January of 1988.