Statement Made

When the Oilers exploded for five goals in the third period and beat the Nashville Predators on Monday night, I said it was a statement to the rest of the Western Conference. The Oilers showed just how electric they can be and how hard it is to stop them once they get going.


Inside the Nation: The Phenomenal Episode

It’s Wednesday, and that means the triumphant return of Inside the Nation after a brief hiatus following the explosion of excitement from the last episode praising Holland for his deadline deals. Every time Dusty is about to go live, we will tweet to let you know so you can interrupt that work day with the…


Sam Gagner Says Goodbye

Last week, the Oilers traded Sam Gagner and two second round draft picks to Detroit for pending RFA winger Andreas Athanasiou. Edmonton was selected Gagner sixth overall in the 2007 NHL entry draft and he became the youngest player in Oilers history to play in an NHL game. Gagner was 18 years and 55 days…


LAING: A tale of two goalies

When the Edmonton Oilers signed Mike Smith to a one-year, $2-million contract in the offseason it came with its skeptics — me being one of them.


The Way

Leon Draisaitl’s candidacy for the Hart Memorial Trophy took another hit Tuesday in Texas as the Edmonton Oilers parlayed a 42-save performance by Mikko Koskinen to a 2-1 overtime win over the Dallas Stars.


Morning Report: Oilers vs. Stars (3 March)

Hello Nation, This is the Oilers Morning Report, a stats-heavy, opinion-based review of the previous night’s game. We’ve all read the wrap-ups, watched the highlights, and digested the game. Whether it’s gazing to the heavens, begging the Hockey Gods for answers as to why the Edmonton Oilers lost, or looking for more content to bask in the glory of another Oilers victory, that’s what this is here for. Here…