Practice Notes: Hitchcock Changes Lines

The Hitchcock Honeymoon is over. I’ve noticed Hitchcock being more vocal with his players on the bench, and for a coach with a reputation of demanding a lot from players, often his best players, it will be interesting to see how things unfold over the next month with the Oilers. Hitchcock was ultra positive for…


WWYDW(TE): Fixing the power play

The Oilers have had a disappointing last few days, dropping back-to-back games against the Canucks and Blues, two teams you’d expect them to beat. I wouldn’t say Edmonton was thoroughly outplayed in either game but a big part of both losses was poor special teams.


Santa Letters: Part One

This is my first Christmas writing for the Nation and after getting my hands on a couple of Nation hoodies I’m really feeling like part of the family! I sat down with my own family and wrote letters to Santa last week, this week I’m going to sit down and write some letters to Santa…