What are the Oilers getting in Ryan Spooner?

The deal is fresh, but on the surface, it’s two teams simply swapping struggling players. Ryan Strome played a total of 259 minutes in 18 games with the Oilers this season and he managed just one goal and one assist. It was an ugly start for Strome, who carried a cap hit of $3.1 million…


Inside the Nation: Strome for Spooner

The Edmonton Oilers spiced things up today as news broke that they had traded Ryan Strome to the New York Rangers in exchange for Ryan Spooner. Why would the Oilers make this trade? Let’s explore it together. 


Ryan Strome traded for Ryan Spooner

Well, this came out of nowhere. The Oilers and Rangers have linked up to swap struggling forwards, as Ryan Strome heads to New York and Ryan Spooner will be coming to Edmonton.


Nation Donair Tour – 99 Sub & Donair

Welcome BACK to the Nation Donair tour. As usual, we’re roaming around Edmonton looking to find the best donair that we can crown with the No. 97 ranking. This week, Edmonton media legend and the city’s true Anchorman Gord Steinke invited us to hit up 99 Sub & Donair in the south side.


Oil Kings Update: What Changed?

I have not been ‘covering’ hockey for very long, but my short time doing so, I haven’t been around a team that has gone from one extreme to another the way the 2018-19 Edmonton Oil Kings have.


The Roundup

What can the Oilers trade; Onus of Nylander deal on Shanahan and Lamoriello too; Flames have no choice but to be patient with Mike Smith; Are the Canucks recent first rounders trending up or down; Dylan Larkin blossoming into a star in Detroit; ; and more in this week’s Nation Roundup brought to you by…