McDavid becomes first Oiler to score 40 goals since Klima in 1991

We haven’t even played eight minutes of hockey tonight and Connor McDavid has ALREADY earned his 100th point of the season AND his 40th goal of the season. These milestones are special for a variety of reasons. With his 40th goal tonight, Connor McDavid has put himself on a pedestal alongside some other Oiler legends. 


McDavid hits 100 points again

For the second straight season, Connor McDavid has reached the 100 point plateau as he continues his league domination and ascent into NHL infamy. It was an achievement that we all saw coming for a while now, but McDavid made good on his second straight 100 point season on another perfect pass that is basically…


Nation Talks: The ON Crew Talks Tonight’s Game Against Columbus

Your friends at Oilersnation are everything if not ones to try new things. In this new feature, we take a few minutes to wrangle @cooom, The Nation Dan, and Chris the Intern onto camera with Baggedmilk as your moderator and friend filming. On today’s episode, the inagural episode, the boys talk about Connor McDavid and…


GDB 77.0: The McDavid Show (7pm MST, SNW)

Edmonton Oilers fans haven’t had much to cheer for over the past 12 seasons, and another year without the playoffs is only adding to your misery. But since February 1st, Connor McDavid has made every Oilers game a must-watch. McDavid has 24 goals and 45 points in 27 games since February 1st. He has been…


Adam Larsson nominated for Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy

All 31 teams announced their nominations for the Bill Masterson Trophy for the player who best exemplifies the qualities of perseverance, sportsmanship, and dedication to hockey. The Edmonton Chapter of the Professional Hockey Writers Association has nominated Adam Larsson who continued to play this season in the wake of his father’s tragic passing.


Game Notes Blue Jackets @ Oilers: 100 reasons to watch

Connor McDavid’s quest for his second consecutive Art Ross Trophy (NHL leading scorer) continues tonight against the Columbus Blue Jackets, another team battling for a playoffs spot. McDavid has 24 goals and 45 points in his past 27 games and has erased the 12-point lead Nikita Kucherov had over him in mid-January. McDavid now has…


Replacing Todd McLellan P2: Non-NHL options

Though opinions are pretty split on the amount of responsible the Oilers head coach should take for yet another lost season in Edmonton, it’s clear that Todd McLellan could very well find himself (rightly or wrongly) out of a job in a few short weeks.


Connor McDavid named NHL first star of the week

The NHL announced this morning that Connor McDavid’s torrid pace over the past week where he registered 10 points in four games has landed him as the first star of the week. FIRST STAR: @cmcdavid97 paced the NHL with 5-5—10 to move into first place in the Art Ross Trophy race. He looks to become…


The Oilers and their UFAs

As we head into the offseason, most of the talk will be centered around trade rumours and the Oilers important RFA’s. While the three players scheduled to become unrestricted free agents on July 1st won’t get much attention, they could all provide cheap roster depth. The decisions that Peter Chiarelli makes with them are still…


Three Thoughts: Bringing the fire

While there are exceptions here and there, when it comes to truly great players, the common denominator isn’t the fastest feet, the softest hands or the highest hockey IQ, although every one of those traits matter. For me, what separates the very best from the rest is having a raging competitive fire in the belly…