Love the D

There has been a lot of discussion about the Oilers need to get their hands on an offensive d-man, preferably one that was forced to shoot right as a child.


ONE GIF – Oilers Forwards Edition

Finally, the perfect piece for someone who doesn’t like to read. I’ve decided to sum up the 2017-18 season for every Oilers forward with only one GIF. One Will Ferrell GIF to be exact. There will be no explanation for the GIFs whatsoever because if I’ve done my job correctly, and I have, these should…


Pick Bait

Oilers CEO Bob Nicholson has made it clear that Peter Chiarelli will continue as General Manager. Peter Chiarelli has made it clear that he needs to make this team better. He also made it clear that his first-round pick in this years draft could very well be available. “At some point yes I would put…


The McBlender

I think most people who watch the Oilers this season have been frustrated or confused by the amount of line juggling we’ve seen from Head Coach Todd McLellan. There are a few ways to look at this. Is McLellan not giving his lines enough time to develop chemistry? Does he simply not have the talent…


McDavid, Nuge and Who?

Connor McDavid and Ryan Nugent-Hopkins are who we thought they were and it’s terrific.  It seems like a no-brainer to leave the newly formed dynamic duo together for the rest of this season and the beginning of next.  Oilers Head Coach Todd McLellan has made it clear though, on multiple occasions, that he really likes…


The Curious Case of Jesse Puljujarvi

Puljujarvi is not Finnish for “has to earn it more than everyone else in the line up”. According to my good friend and Finnish writer Jouni Nieminen, Puljujarvi loosely translates to Hill Lake and to be honest with you, I don’t think I’m going to be able to work another Hill Lake reference into this piece. 


Oilersnation, are you there? It’s me, Dustin Nielson

What say you Oilersnation? It’s me, the new guy. You may have heard me on the radio, you may have seen me on TV, but you have never had an opportunity to read anything I’ve written unless of course, you use to visit HockeysFuture.com back in the late nineties. If you did, you would know that…