Much of the talk this past week in the hockey world revolved around another ridiculously stupid play in junior hockey. Patrice Cormier elbowed Mikael Tam with a disgustingly cheap elbow in overtime that left Tam convulsing on the ice. It wasn’t pretty, and Cormier will learn his fate this Monday.
What a difference twelve wins makes. The Canucks have 28 wins compared to the Oilers’ 16 and it was apparent in their practices this morning.
I think it’s fair to say that the last 16 games have really tested the loyalty of many Oiler fans. One win in 16 games will do that to you; so don’t fret — you aren’t alone.
Devan Dubnyk will get the honours of trying to shut down the defending Stanley Cup champions, not to mention Sidney Crosby, tonight at Rexall Place.
It’s been a few weeks since I’ve penned ATL and some interesting and surprising things have occurred in the hockey world. In Canada, the announcement of the Olympic men’s hockey team was debated heavily. I was surprised to read that the biggest outcry, outside of Flames fans moaning about the exclusion of all of their…
Will we see a different Oiler team tonight after three days of extra practice and work in the film room? No one knows — not even the coaches or the players.
Many are wondering what are the odds and rules regarding the draft lottery, since it seems likely the Oilers will be a major player in the lottery. Here is a quick breakdown of what could happen between now and the 2010 draft in Los Angeles.
After being isolated from any live hockey for two weeks, and only one highlight, the World Junior Gold medal game, it sure will be nice to see an epic battle tonight for the chance to draft Taylor Hall.
Merry Christmas to all our loyal Nation readers, with your help we continue to grow and we look forward to bigger and better things in the New Year. In less than a week the most anticipated announcement of the Olympics will occur: Steve Yzerman will announce the players for the men’s hockey team.
Today marks one of the most popular pop-culture days of the year. And, oh yeah, the Oilers are playing the Wild tonight.
I wonder what Steve Tambellini would like for Christmas… Wins? Consistency? A healthy team? Another forward in double digits in goals?
The annual Governor’s meetings have wrapped up, and nothing earth shattering was revealed. The Count (Gary Bettman) is adamant that Phoenix is a viable market, and he is hoping that Edge Holdings Inc is legit and not another Len Barrie or Boots Del Baggio.