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Paul Coffey to join Oilers coaching staff… or something

According to TSN’s Bob McKenzie, the Oilers could be getting close to bringing one of the good old boys back into the mix. McKenzie tweeted that Paul Coffey could be joining the Oilers organization “sooner rather than later.” In what role? It’s complicated.

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Game Day Quick Hits: Edmonton Oilers vs Vancouver Canucks

The Edmonton Oilers rolled into their bye week with back-to-back road wins in Arizona and Vegas. Tonight, in their first game back, they’ll face the Vancouver Canucks, who are also riding a two-game winning streak out of their bye week, on Hockey Night in Canada.

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Contract Conundrums: Part 1 – The Unmoveables

With the season all but lost and all eyes refocused to 2018-19, the responsibility of reshaping this Oilers team into a playoff contender rests in the hands of the much-maligned general manager Peter Chiarelli. Good ol’ Chia (for however many days he has left at the helm) is going to have his hands full in…

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The RIP ELC Photoshop contest

Whether you’ve been a Nation citizen for a while now, or have just started following us, you should know that we’re big fans of photoshop contests. Photoshops give us another avenue to cheer/rant about the Oilers and some of the work you guys come up with is absolutely hilarious. As you all probably have heard,…

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Top 10 Unsung Heroes: Fernando Pisani (3)

For eight weeks during the spring of 2006, the Edmonton Oilers treated their fans to a roller-coaster ride in the NHL playoffs that took them to Game 7 of the Stanley Cup final against the Carolina Hurricanes. It was a thrill that the faithful in Edmonton hadn’t experienced since 1990, when the Oilers sipped from…

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The Roundup

What teams could actually trade for Auston Matthews; paying the price for .500 at Oilersnation; Could the Flames move a blueliner to save money; Winnipeg is beautiful; Rasmus Dahlin stickhandling, Mike Green and more in this week’s Nation Roundup brought to you by the DailyFaceOff.

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Oilers midterm report card: Defencemen and Goaltenders

The Oilers are on their bye week right now, which is a good thing for the team and fans alike. I think we all need a bit of a break. 2017-18 hasn’t been kind to the Oilers as the team has failed to live up to the lofty expectations that stemmed from their breakout season…

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The Annual Lake Louise Pond Hockey Classic

If you’ve ever wanted to see the crew at Nation HQ ‘play the game’ then this is your opportunity. Next month, we’ll be heading out to Lake Louise to join in on the Annual Lake Louise Pond Hockey Classic and you’re all invited to join us.