Peter Chiarelli declined a trade for Ryan McDonagh

Now that Peter Chiarelli has been relieved of his duties as general manager of the Edmonton Oilers, notes about his work are slowly starting to spill out. Elliotte Freidman mentioned in his 31 Thoughts article last week that Chiarelli was working on a blockbuster at the 2016 NHL draft that never came to be. A…


Monday Mailbag – Thoughts on Bob Nicholson’s press conference?

Hello, hello! Welcome, my friends, to yet another edition of the Monday mailbag, the weekly column where we take your questions and turn them into a little bit of free Oilers education. This week, we look at Bob Nicholson’s press conference, Chiarelli’s replacement, and what to expect from the final 30 games. If you want in on…


Oilers Prospect Update: Condors keep soaring

The Condors have continued their torrid pace of a week ago and find themselves in second place in their division, three back of the Barracudas. Huge thanks going out to Elite Prospects for providing us with one of their premium accounts. Onto the news: Yamamoto and Spooner sent down – The Waiver wire earlier in…


WWYDW BONUS EDITION: How to make All-Star Weekend interesting

The NHL’s annual All-Star Weekend came and went and there’s a very good chance you didn’t pay any attention to it. If you did, you probably tuned into either the Skills Competition on Friday or the Three-on-Three Tournament on Saturday because there was nothing else on.


2019 All-Star Game Wrap Up

The NHL All-Star Game and weekend in San Jose has concluded. The Metropolitan All Stars won the 3-on-3 tournament against the Central All Stars in the finals. Let’s take a look at some of the best moments from the 3-on-3 tournament.


NHL All-Star Game (6:00pm MT, SNW)

It’s NHL All-Star weekend and the 3-on-3 three portion of the festivities are coming up tonight, so I figured I’d put together a mini-GDB to talk about the game and give us all a spot to place our bets on how things will shake out.


Fits the Bill?

A number of names have popped up in the early stages of the Oilers search for their next General Manager. One of the names I find intriguing for a couple of different reasons is former Oiler Bill Guerin. There are a lot of questions one can ask when it comes to the former power forward….


Connor McDavid wins fastest skater for third straight year

The NHL’s All-Star Skills Competition is underway and Edmonton Oilers’ captain, Connor McDavid, just wrapped up his third consecutive fastest skater win with a time of 13.378. He is now the only player to win the event three separate times, and I feel like this is a record he is going to smash into oblivion by…


Oilersnation Radio Episode 21 – Georges Laraque Edition

It was a special day for us at Nation HQ as we welcomed our first-ever guest onto the podcast. Legendary Oiler Big Georges Laraque — thrower of fists, scorer of hat tricks, and all-around beauty of an individual — joined us to talk about the Oilers of now and the Oilers of back then.


WWYDW(FE): Buy or sell?

With Peter Chiarelli getting the axe prior to the Oilers’ mid-season break, the matter of how to navigate the trade deadline becomes a lot more complicated.