Real Life Podcast Episode 120: A Lotta Crap Talk

A new week means a new episode of the Real Life Podcast, and today’s edition is jam-packed with all of the auditory stimulation you could ever ask for. This week, the boys talk about Ken Holland’s appointment as GM, fans being poisonous, and run through their most embarrassing stories just because you asked.


Holland: Step One

The Edmonton Oilers will formally announce Ken Holland as their seventh general manager in franchise history later this week. They started in 1979/1980 with Larry Gordon (one year), then Glen Sather (20 years), Kevin Lowe (eight years), Steve Tambellini (five years), Craig MacTavish (two years) and Peter Chiarelli (three and a half seasons). Keith Gretzky…


Kris Knoblauch is a free agent

All eyes are now on new general manager Ken Holland. One of his first priorities will be figuring out who will be behind the Oilers’ bench next season. Dustin Nielson already did a look at some of the possible fits for the gig, one of which was Connor McDavid’s former OHL coach Kris Knoblauch.


Could Mike Babcock be in Ken Holland’s plans?

The Oilers have found their guy. Late last night, Ken Holland officially accepted the position of Oilers general manager as the organization offered him a lucrative five-year deal worth $25 million. On to the next item on the agenda — finding a head coach.


Mr. Holland’s Coaches

At some point this week, the Edmonton Oilers are expected to make the hiring of Ken Holland official. It will be interesting to see how long Holland will take to name a head coach. If he doesn’t already have a coach in place I’m sure it won’t take long for a manager with his experience…


Monday Mailbag – Should Oilers sell high on Nuge or Nurse?

Greetings, Nation compadres! It’s Monday morning and, as always, that means it’s Mailbag time again. Every week, I’ve taken your questions and sent them off to our panel of geniuses to assess and pass along some hot wisdom that you’ll be able to carry forward with you for the rest of your life. With that…