It wasn’t a great weekend for the Edmonton Oil Kings. They dropped an overtime decision to the Calgary Hitmen on Friday night, a game in which they led 2-0 at one point, and then on Sunday afternoon, they lost 5-2 to Dylan Cozens and the Lethbridge Hurricanes.
The days leading up to the regular season, for me, are always much more interesting than anything that happens during the preseason. Preseason results often lead to overreactions from both fan bases and front offices and today was the day we got to see which front offices decided to overreact.
2 Guys and a Goalie pres. by Odds Shark- RFA signings, Waiver Day, Splitting up McDavid & Draisaitl, and chicken
Welcome to “2 Guys and a Goalie,” starring Dustin Nielson, Joaquin Gage, and Matt Kassian and presented by Odds Shark, Popeye’s Louisiana Chicken, and Sports Clips Haircuts. The show focuses on stories, notes, transactions, and everything else happening all around the NHL and the world of hockey. For Episode Five, the boys chat about @Connor…
Will Dave Tippett start the season with his three most skilled players on separate lines? At practice today it looked that way. It is possible he starts the season that way, but the only way he keeps Connor McDavid, Leon Draisaitl and Ryan Nugent-Hopkins on separate lines is if the wingers produce.
The Edmonton Oilers continue to trim their pre-season roster as the start of the regular season nears. Today, they placed two veteran players on waivers with the purpose of sending them down to the Bakersfield Condors of the AHL, Sam Gagner and Brandon Manning, along with William Lagesson being assigned directly to the Condors.
Whether you’re diving deep into the analytics pool, reading tea leaves or just going with your instincts, making predictions is fun because no matter how you arrive at them, you’re guessing. While some guesses are more educated than others to be sure, the bottom line is it’s a guess. When you’re right, or anything close…
Things are about to get real. The next time the Edmonton Oilers take the ice for game action it will be for live fire, no more messing around. While I would describe this training camp and pre-season as a positive one there are still a number of question marks heading into the season.
Welcome, friends, to yet another edition of the Monday Mailbag! Whether you’re at work, school, or chilling at home, we both know you’re not doing anything even remotely productive right now and I salute you for your commitment to retired living. With only a few days left until the NHL season starts, who can blame…
Today, Kailer Yamamoto turns the tender age of 21 years old. Now with the Bakersfield Condors he’s able to buy a beer in the states!
The NHL season is right around the corner. Do you know what that means? It’s time to get bold. Let’s make some predictions.
Welcome to OilersNation’s Pacific Review in which we take a team-by-team look at the other seven teams in the Pacific Division. Today, we have the Calgary Flames.
3 things that will help Oilers make playoffs, Tavares reportedly being named Captain of Leafs; the Canucks playoff chances; Treliving speaks in Calgary; Mark Letestu eats mustard on the bench, fantasy hockey and more in this week’s Nation Roundup brought to you by Sumo Jerky.