McDavid can get faster, so says his skating coach

Over at the Hockey News, Ken Campbell spoke to Connor McDavid’s skating coach, Joe Quinn, who’s been working with Connor since he was in the sixth grade. In the interview, Quinn talks about McDavid being able to get even faster than he already is and having “lots of room to improve.” Let’s break it down.


Friday Fights presented by Hockey Fights

Hello out there, I’m on the air, it’s Hockey Fights today. This is a weekly feature where we will take a look back at the best tilts of the week that was, a fond look back at the fights that were, and a strong finger wag at the worst fight of the week. The season…


Leon Draisaitl “A superstar… who is unknown to most Germans” featured on Germany’s top sports channel

Hockey isn’t a very big deal in Germany, but they’re excited about what Leon Draisaitl is doing overseas. Earlier this week, The Sportschau produced a five-minute feature about The German Gretzky on The WDR, Germany’s national television and radio producer. It isn’t common that hockey gets coverage in Germany. Even Deutsche Eishockey Liga, the top German hockey league, is…


McDavid the 100-goal scorer? Jagr thinks so.

My original reaction when I heard the statement was disbelief. However, the history of sports has shown us some athletes have made the impossible become reality. “McDavid is just too good,” said Jaromir Jagr when asked about the Edmonton Oilers centre on Thursday. “He’s a great player. If he would learn how to score on…


The Oilersnation 2017-18 season hashtag – #OILERSBETTER

Back during the playoffs, we came up with the #MISSION17 hashtag to give Nation fans a way to go all in with us on social media. After seeing you guys jump in head first, we thought that it would only make sense to come up with another hashtag for the regular season. This time, we…


Last call for NationDrafts!

This week marks the last chance to enter the new NationDrafts contest presented by Londonderry Dodge Chrysler Jeep. If you haven’t picked your 21-man roster and entered your free team, here’s a quick overview of some of the most important draft boxes below. Just a reminder, the grand prize is $5,000 in Visa Gift Cards!…