Pontus Aberg Stuck In No Man’s Land

For a player (more specifically, a winger) looking to establish himself as a legitimate NHL regular, there may not be a better opportunity anywhere in the league than here in Edmonton. Enter, Pontus Aberg. There is a glorious opportunity sitting right in front of Aberg. He’s a member of one of the thinnest groups of…


WWYDW(FE): Alternate Jersey

What Would You Do Wednesday generally tends to fall on Wednesday, hence the name, but sometimes things happen here at HQ and we get distracted by Donairs and filming Chris dancing in goalie equipment, so, here we are. Welcome to What Would You Do Wednesday FRIDAY EDITON.


The Roundup

McDavid gets hole in one; should the Leafs be after Panarin; Linden leaves Vancouver; will Virtanen be a Top 9 forward; the immediate impact of Trouba’s deal; Iginla to retire on Monday and more in this week’s Nation Roundup.


Jarome Iginla: The Last Power Forward?

Will Jarome Iginla be the last of a very rare, but talented, breed of hockey player? Iginla possessed the rare combination of elite skill, ridiculous strength, great vision, ability to deliver a big hit and he could fight. Hockey, like life, is constantly evolving, and I believe Iginla is the last of the great power…


Kris Russell talks European road trip

As you all know, the Oilers are beginning their season with a four-game road trip that begins in Europe over the span of approximately 15 days. There’s been a lot of discussion on the October schedule and whether it will have a positive or negative outcome for the Oilers. Kris Russell was interviewed by Jessica…


High/Low: The Goalies

Barring a shocking trade or a minor free agent signing, the Oilers roster we see now will be the same one we see come September. With minimal changes to the roster, it’s clear that the organization is banking on some best-case scenarios from players this year in order to return to the playoffs. Over the…


Nation Donair Tour – Stop 1

The boys from the Oilersnation team are bringing you a new series (we think) that you will like (we hope) and will want to see more of (probably not). In the search of the quintessential “Edmonton” video series, this is what they came up with. Go to a local donair establishment (or establishment that is local…


Radio Ga-Ga

Maybe it’s a generational thing, but when it comes to the NHL, the next best thing to actually being in the rink for me growing up was listening to the game on the radio, not watching it on TV. From the time the Vancouver Canucks entered the NHL in 1970 when I was 12 years…