Mark Arcobello: A Brief History

I hate to be the bearer of bad news, and to ruin everyone’s week on a Tuesday, but something truly heartbreaking happened this morning.  Reporting that former Leafs, #Oilers #OKCBarons Mark Arcobello has signed 2 years with SC Bern (NLA). https://t.co/lvlElKyho1 — Patricia Teter (@Artful_Puck) May 31, 2016 I’ll give you all a moment to let that…



Last month we asked you, the fine citizens of The Nation, to let us know who your favourite fighter(s) of all time was. Weeks later, after running the numbers through a massive bank of supercomputers, we’ve tabulated the results. AND NOW WE VOTE!


Top 10 All-Time Best Fighters

Spring is here. The playoffs are in full effect, and for those of us that cheer for Canadian teams that means we have A LOT of free time at the moment. Rather than spend our time dwelling on the failures of our respective teams we figured we’d use this opportunity to remember days gone by….


First Star, Worst Star: April 10th, 2016

Here we are at the end of another NHL season. There were ups, there were downs, and if you were a fan of any of the Canadian teams you mostly just hoped that the entire season would be wiped out and everything would start over again next year. We’ve all had a lot of fun,…


First Star, Worst Star: April 3, 2016

Just over a week left in the regular season, spring has sprung in a big way here in Edmonton and I’m sure we’re all very much looking forward to summer. Take a break from putting together Auston Matthews based line combinations for next season, and take a gander at this week’s First Star, Worst Star!


First Star, Worst Star: March 27th, 2016

Happy Easter everyone! I hope you’re all deep in the throws of a chocolate and turkey (and booze) induced coma, and that all your resurrection based wishes came true! And if not, well then here’s this weeks First Star, Worst Star to help make it up to you. 


First Star, Worst Star: March 21st, 2016

Can you hear that? It’s the sound of golf courses all across Canada starting their lawn mowers in anticipation for every Canadian NHL team to descend on them all at once. What a time to be alive! And what a time for this weeks edition of First Star, Worst Star!


First Star, Worst Star: March 6th, 2016

Spring is in the air, the last few reminders of winter are slowly melting away, and golf courses all across North America are preparing to be inundated with Edmonton Oilers. It’s also Sunday, which means it’s time for another edition of First Star, Worst Star! 


First Star, Worst Star: February 21st, 2016

The season continues to barrel faster and faster toward the preseason, and sports stores in Edmonton have started their annual “stock up on name bars for the consensus number one overall pick in the upcoming draft” that has become a hallowed tradition on the streets of Edmonton. And since it’s Sunday that means it’s also…


First Star, Worst Star: February 14th, 2016

Happy Valentines day everyone! I hope you all got tons of chocolates and booze and were begrudged 20 minutes of love making by your poor significant other! And for those of you out there who are single here’s First Star, Worst Star to help take your mind off the fact you’re probably going to die…


First Star, Worst Star: February 7th, 2016

Congrats to Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos on winning the Super Bowl! And congrats to those of you who managed to stay awake during the entire game! I think we ALL deserve to briefly touch the Lombardi Trophy before it’s handed over to a white collar criminal, who is clearly the one who REALLY…