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Are Neutral Site Games the Answer for the NHL?

The NHL continues to sit idle, as do all of the major sports leagues around the world, and an end to this hiatus does not feel like it’s coming any time soon. The NHL has been saying since day one that its goal is to hand out the Stanley Cup this season but as the…

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Oilers are working on contract for Markus Niemelainen

On Monday, Edmonton Oilers General Manager, Ken Holland, jumped on Oilers Now with Bob Stauffer to discuss an array of topics surrounding his team as he continues to work on the current season as well as what’s to come. One item that was brought up revolved around 21-year-old Finnish prospect Markus Niemelainen and whether or…

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Nation Playoff Sim – Day Two

You’ve gone and stepped into the weird part of the internet, where we are simulating the 2020 NHL playoffs on EA Sports NHL 20. You missed our first live stream of Game 1 against the Canucks yesterday. Fear not, you can still click here and see the feed (kind of, see below). But tune in…

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Oilers to keep pick in Neal trade if season cannot resume

This morning, Edmonton Oilers General Manager, Ken Holland, jumped on a conference call where he told reporters that it is his understanding that the team would keep their conditional third-round pick from last summer’s Lucic for Neal trade should the season not be able to resume. Back on July 19th, the Oilers acquired James Neal…

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Craig Simpsons thanks healthcare workers and food providers

With so many of us self-distancing at home and wrapped up in our own worlds right now, it’s sometimes easy to forget about the people that are out there working hard to keep is safe and our society moving forward. That’s why former Edmonton Oiler and current Hockey Night in Canada commentator, Craig Simpson, released…

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Ways I’d Change The NHL: The Fun Stuff

With the NHL currently on hiatus, and it appears as though it will be staying that way for a while, I figured now would be a great time to look at some interesting ways that the NHL could change and in my opinion, improve. 

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Playoff Live Stream Sim: Game 1 – Canucks vs Oilers 7pm MT

Yesterday, I asked people who plan on tuning into our silly streams that we have been doing since “almost” the start of the pandemic what they would like to see us do in handling the playoffs. The responses were overwhelming for a couple of the options and so here we are. Game 1 of the…