31

First Star, Worst Star: November 15, 2015

Another day, another dollar, another edition of First Star, Worst Star! This week’s edition is dedicated to Rhonda Rousey, whose soul left her body last night on live TV. Hopefully Rhonda from Canada Post can fill the hole that is now left in our hearts. RIP Rhonda, you will be missed. 

12

First Star, Worst Star: November 8, 2015

I sit here, trying to remember a time before the Connor McDavid injury, and it all just seems like a blur. We were happy and prosperous and had dreams for the future. Now we live in a post-apocalyptic hellscape where nothing can grow and clans battle each other for control over gasoline and water. Actually, now…

34

First Star, Worst Star: November 1, 2015

I’m going to go out on a limb here and I say I was not alone in spending most of my day on the couch, overeating leftover chocolate bars and promising myself I’ll never drink again (No Booze November?). I hope you all had fun last night, because it’s time to get back to business…

7

First Star, Worst Star: October 25, 2015

It’s almost November, the Oilers haven’t been mathematically eliminated from the playoffs yet, it hasn’t come close to snowing and my pick to represent the west in the Stanley Cup finals, the Anaheim Ducks, are one of the worst teams in the league. Nothing makes sense right now, which means it’s time for First Star,…

8

First Star, Worst Star: October 18, 2015

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! The NHL and NFL seasons are in full swing. We’ve got amazing October baseball (I still believe in you Jays) every night, and First Star, Worst Star is back to help nurse your Sunday hangover! LET’S GO!

Chris The Intern Investigates: Home Opener

Our intrepid reporter Chris The Intern hit the streets prior to the home opener to find out what the fine citizens of The Nation had to say about the Oilers crappy start, the new goalies and a special message from the mind of the next generation of Oiler fans! 

9

Chris The Intern Investigates: Oilers-Golden Bears Game

Our resident gumshoe Chris The Intern headed down to Rexall place last Thursday prior to the Edmonton Oilers rookies Vs University Of Alberta Golden Bears game, not only to bear witness to the crazy long security lines, but to also speak with some fine citizens of The Nation and get their thoughts on the upcoming…

16

Professor Fancystats Presents: WOWY

The rookie tournaments are here! HOCKEY IS BACK! And what better way to get you prepared for the upcoming season than another lesson from our old friend Professor Fancystats! Today we’re going to learn about WOWY, and how it helps with player evaluation and determining line combinations! With this basic knowledge of statistics you’ll now…

20

Professor Fancystats Presents: PDO

Back by POPULAR demand, our old friend Professor Fancystats is here with another lesson in advanced statistics. Today we’ll be covering PDO. Is it magic? Voodoo? Simple math? Tune in and find out! 

25

OilersNation Arena Update: 09.03.15

Chris The Intern is back with another update on the construction progress of the new Rogers Place arena! A lot has happened in the last few weeks and we’re getting closer and closer to spending all our money on overpriced beer in a luxurious new barn! Take a look! 

Professor Fancystats Presents: Corsi

Whether you like it or not it’s a fact of life in 2015 that analytics, or advanced stats, have started to take hold of the conversation in all circles of hockey. For those of us who are not well versed in anything mathematics related understanding these concepts can seem fairly daunting. But fear not, our…