GDB Wrap up -7.0: STREAKING

That was so much fun last night in Calgary, why not gather round and break down another Oilers outing, this time against the Vancouver Canucks?


Oilers trim training camp roster, send 15 players to Bakersfield

After sending back a trio of prospects ahead of yesterday’s pre-season game against the Flames, the Oilers continued to trim down the roster today by sending back 15 players to the Bakersfield Condors. With the Oilers heading over to Europe to start their 2018-19 season, the coaching staff isn’t wasting any time in getting their…


GDB -7.0: Battle of the Backups (8:30 pm MST, SN1)

I can understand if there was a collective shudder across Oilersnation last night as Mikko Koskinen allowed a goal on the first shot of the game, and then allowed a goal on the first shot of the second period. Giving up a goal on the first shot of the game is never ideal, and it…


Oilers cut three from training camp roster

With the pre-season underway, the Oilers started their roster cuts early with three players already being sent back to their respective junior clubs. Ahead of yesterday’s pre-season game against the Flames, Kirill Maksimov, Olivier Rodrigue, and Dmitri Samorukov were all sent back to their respective junior teams. Considering the team will be leaving for Europe…



Hockey is back. Sure, it’s the preseason, but it’s back nonetheless. Tonight’s opponents, the Flames, are mostly over in China playing the Bruins and dressing up for a great wall visit.


GDB -8.0: First Impressions

Tonight will be the first opportunity for Oilers players to make a first impression on their new coaches. Head coach Todd McLellan hasn’t shared his opinions of players with Glen Gulutzan, Trent Yawney or Manny Viveiros. He wants the coaches to form their own opinion before sharing how he views the strengths and weaknesses of…


Nation Donair Tour – Jumbo Donair

Coming off a good old running donair in last week’s review of Best Donair in West Edmonton, the boys rang up Lisa Evans and Ryder of “Hot Mornings with Ryder and Lisa” fame. They were excited and wanted to try out a new stop for them and us with Jumbo Donair in Millwoods.


Scottie Upshall fails medical with knee injury

According to Sportsnet’s Mark Spector, Scottie Upshall failed his medical with the Oilers today as a result of a knee injury. Spector further explained that while failing the medical does not necessarily negate Upshall’s PTO, it does certainly put his opportunity with the Oilers in serious jeopardy. 


Darnell Nurse Returns to Toronto Amid Contract Holdup

According to Sportsnet’s John Shannon, the Darnell Nurse negotiations continue to be at a standstill with no end in sight. In fact, Shannon is reporting that Nurse actually returned to Toronto last night, indicating that the divide between player and organization hasn’t gotten any smaller. The fact that Darnell Nurse hasn’t signed with training camp…


“I think he’s gotten even faster” – Nuge on McDavid

We’ve talked about this endlessly but I just can’t stop thinking about it. Connor McDavid is already the best player on the universe. He’s said time and time again that he wants to become an even BETTER player and you always end up snickering to yourself because you think: “how can the best player we’ve…