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Nation Thoughts: Who was your first round MVP?

The experience last night at Rogers Place was something I had never felt at a hockey game before. It was nerve-wracking, but at the same time, I never felt like the Oilers let those same nerves get to them. You could feel the atmosphere buzzing around the city from the second my Dad and I…

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Off the Top of My Head

Connor McDavid reiterated yet again that he’s the best player on the planet and wound up Edmonton Oilers fans chanted “MVP-MVP-MVP” in the bedlam at Rogers Place last night, but the story that matters around here is a 2-0 win that puts the Oilers in the second round of the playoffs for the first time…

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GDB +7.0: Closing Time (8pm MT, CBC)

Game 7, baby, this is what it’s all about. If you had told me before this series started that it would take seven games to find a winner, I’m not sure I would have believed you. If I’m being honest, I thought the Oilers were going to have their way with this series but as…

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Risky Business: Game 7

How we feeling today, Nation? We excited? Nervous? As Cooomzy reminded us in the game notes this morning, this is the first Game 7 situation the Oilers have had since 2017, and I don’t think I need to remind anyone how that went. The good news is that this time we’re back at Rogers Place…

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Seven Thoughts Heading Into Game Seven

Tonight, the Edmonton Oilers will host the Los Angeles Kings in a do-or-die Game 7 of their first-round 2022 playoff series. After a disappointing OT loss in Game 5, the Oilers forced a Game 7 with a 4-2 victory on Thursday night.  Here are some of my quick thoughts, as Edmonton looks for their first…