Team Canada Game Day Preview: Game One vs Germany

Yes, Canada won their lone pre-tournament game but at the same time, they lost something, or should I say someone, much more important. Kirby Dach suffered a wrist injury on a rather innocent-looking play in the third period of the game and on Thursday it was announced that he will miss the entire 2021 tournament….


Merry Christmas!

I just wanted to take a minute this morning to wish all of you a very Merry Christmas. From all of us here at Oilersnation, I hope that everyone is enjoying their day as best you can under the current circumstances and strangeness that is Christmas 2020. I know it’s been a weird one, but…


Letters to Santa: Oilers Edition

With Christmas coming up tomorrow, I decided to write a few letters to Santa on behalf of our boys to see if we can’t get them a few last-minute gifts under their trees ahead of the 2021 NHL season. CONNOR MCDAVID: DEAR SANTA, As you’ve come to expect, I’ve been a very good boy in…


Weekly Rumours – Here come the moves!

Well, we can finally say with certainty that the 2021 NHL season is going to happen! Not only that, but also know pretty much every important detail! 56 games, the schedule and new divisions! It’s an exciting time and as I’ve been saying for a few weeks, I’m fully expecting an avalanche of transactions to…


Hutton or Koekkoek?

The Edmonton Oilers top-six defence looks set with Darnell Nurse, Caleb Jones and Kris Russell on the left side and Tyson Barrie, Ethan Bear and Adam Larsson on the right side. Then they have Evan Bouchard, William Lagesson and Theodor Lennstrom battling for the seventh spot. Lagesson has played eight NHL games, Bouchard seven and…


Bear and Nugent-Hopkins Contract Talk

Now that the 2021 season has an official start date, the countdown to training camp begins. The Edmonton Oilers training camp starts on January 3rd, but if a player wants to be on the ice for day one, he needs to be in Edmonton by this Saturday, December 26th, due to quarantine and needing to…