Real Life Podcast Episode 104: Trickless Magician

Welcome, friends, to the very first Nation Real Life episode of 2019! This week, we recap the Christmas and New Years break, look at the Real Life staff sightings in the wild, Wanye’s adventures in social media, and try to figure out what’s going on with the Edmonton Oilers.


We’re halfway there, we’re livin’ on a prayer

January 5th was the official halfway point of the NHL season, but with the Oilers playing two important games in Southern California over the weekend, I decided to wait to do a mid-season analysis. So here we are. A little over halfway through the season, sitting on the outside, but in the mix, of a playoff…


Post-weekend Oil Spills: A tale of two teams

We saw two different teams show up this weekend. On Saturday, a disinterested, slow, and lacking-in-energy Oilers squad got rolled over by the last-place Kings. Then, on Sunday, a quicker, more engaged Oilers team with a bruised ego came out and took out their frustration on the Ducks.


The Next Guy

“If we expect to win hockey games, we’re not going to do it on talent, we’re going to have to develop an atmosphere where we’re 100 per cent locked in playing for each other and not with each other. And there’s a big difference in those two words. We’ve got to get to that atmosphere…


Monday Mailbag – First thoughts on Petrovic and Manning?

Welcome, friends, to yet another edition of the Monday Mailbag where we answer all of your Oilers related questions and give you a few minutes of time killing distraction from whatever it is that you’re trying to avoid. Needless to say, there are plenty of things to talk about as the Oilers look to get…