WWYDW: The first-round pick

The Oilers didn’t win the draft lottery. Hell is freezing over! We’ve talked about it before, but now that we know exactly where the Oilers will be picking come draft day in June, it’s time to bring it up again. What should the Oilers do with the 10th overall pick?



Brian Ross spent more than 30 years as a member of the Edmonton Oilers. He lived each and every year, month, day and minute of that time grateful for the opportunity he’d been given and loyal not only to those who made the journey possible, but those who shared it with him along the way.


Baggedmilk on #theLOCKEROOM: Tattoos, Koskinen, and Connor McDavid

As I do every week, I jumped on 95.7 Cruz FM’s airwaves to talk to the boys at The Locker Room about all things Oilers and anything else that’s on their mind. Today, we took a look at Mikko Koskinen signing with the Oilers, Jimmy’s tattoo coverup, and whether or not Connor McDavid is captain…


The Oilers should keep their first round pick

On Saturday night, the Edmonton Oilers fell one spot in the 2018 draft to 10th overall. They should resist trading the pick. It’s easy to see why the Oilers would trade their first: they need to upgrade on defence and the wing, they have few tradeable assets, and their first round pick won’t play immediately…


Koskinen signing a redundant one

The Edmonton Oilers made it official Tuesday signing Finnish-goaltender Mikko Koskinen to a one-year, $2.5 million contract. The former second-round pick of the New York Islanders in the 2009 Entry Draft just came off one of his strongest seasons in the KHL. Playing in 31 games with St. Petersburg SKA, he posted a .931 save per…


(Video) New Feature: The Tuesday Grind – Episode I

Spinning off of a successful franchise that was created towards the end of the season, previewing the night’s match-up; The crew at Oilersnation is going to be bringing TWO weekly feature videos. The first of which we call the Tuesday Grind (name pending). A silly, fun time to shoot the breeze with the guys over…


Tuesday Musings: McDavid, Ovechkin, Crosby and little things

There is almost a sensory overload when it comes to the NHL right now. Everything is happening. There is lots to discuss about playoffs, coaching and management changes, and free agents. And I learned a really cool tidbit about Sidney Crosby and a little thing he does that resonates with his teammates.