Oilers place Pontus Aberg on waivers, release Jakub Jerabek

With the Oilers overseas to wrap up their pre-season and kick off the new one, it was no surprise to see them further trim the roster and they got some more work done on that front this morning. Today, they announced via their Twitter account that Pontus Aberg has been placed on waivers for the…


Road to Sweden — On my way

“Strong people don’t put others down… They lift them up.” ― Michael P. Watson This is no truer than when speaking of the Nation and Edmontonians in general. As I prepared for this trip to part unknown for me joining the Oilers over in Europe for their games in both Germany and Sweden; I have received…


A Somewhat Accurate Pacific Division Preview

For years I’ve put together Pacific Division previews and basically just shared them with family and friends. This year, thanks to the folks here at Oilers Nation, I get to share my Pacific predictions with all of you lucky individuals.


GDB -2.0: Pre-flight victory

The last thing you want to do before a really long flight is lose a pre-season game to your provincial rivals. So what did the Oilers do? They wrapped up the North American part of their pre-season with a 4-3 win over the Calgary Flames.


Cherish Your Father

I remember my 18th birthday like it was yesterday. My close friends and I went to Amnesia in St.Albert. I lived on the farm in New Sarepta and all my friends lived in Beaumont or on farms just outside. St.Albert was a 45-minute drive from Beaumont, but we went there because we knew the guys…


Oilersnation Radio Episode 5 – Would you rather…

Friends, hello. Welcome back to Oilersnation Radio! We’ve somehow recorded five episodes of this thing and the content train is ROLLING. This week, with the season right around the corner we talk a lot about the Oilers and the battles for their final roster spot before getting into trips to the emergency room and some abstract hypothetical…


Oilers place Al Montoya on waivers for purpose of assignment

According to a tweet that just came out from the Oilers, Al Montoya has been placed on waivers for the purpose of assignment to the Bakersfield Condors, ending the conversation (for now) about who will start the season as the backup goalie. The #Oilers have placed goaltender Al Montoya on waivers for the purpose of…


The Stock Market

As the Oilers close in on the end of the pre-season it’s time to take a look at which forwards have helped their stock and which ones haven’t.