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(Video) Welcome the Anaheim Ducks to the No Playoff Party

The boys are feeling the power of positive thinking and will take some time welcome the freshly eliminated playoff teams to the “No Playoffs Party” as they leave the comfy confines of the Stanley Cup Playoffs. The red carpet is rolled out for the second consecutive day as the Anaheim Ducks were very eager to…

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(Video) Welcome the L.A. Kings to the No Playoff Party

The boys are feeling the power of positive thinking, and will take some time welcome the freshly eliminated playoff teams to the “No Playoffs Party” as they leave the comfy confines of the Stanley Cup Playoffs. Today, fresh off their sweep from the the Stanley Cup Playoffs by the Vegas Golden Knights, (who weren’t even…

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McDavid visits Humboldt

There is a beautiful moment happening in the small town of Humboldt. In a town that is still reeling from the tragedy that took place with the Broncos, news has been surfacing over the last few hours that Connor McDavid has been spending some time in the community.

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(Video) McDavid Mic’d Up

Making it’s rounds last night across the interwebs was a video of a compilation of the top “mic’d moments of 2017-18.” If you haven’t taken the time to watch it, I highly recommend. In a league of “lobotomized” twitter accounts and “cookie-cutter” interviews that we never really get to see the human side of things…

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On this day in 1999: Gretzky announces retirement

April 16th is probably a pretty lame day to most people. Today specifically is a Monday, it might be a pay-day for a lot of people, the weather is pretty disappointing here in Edmonton, and there are no Oilers playoff games scheduled for the foreseeable future. 

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(Video) Nation Talks: Kadri, JJ Rumors and More

In an effort to have you welcome us into your lives and minds more, we bring you another in our continuing series of Nation Talks. A ten-minute, round (rectangle?!?!)-table discussion about the topics of the moment, things on our minds and just about anything else we can possibly talk about. In today’s episode, the boys…

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Jesse Puljujarvi hitches ride home with a fan

If you’re looking for more reasons to love Jesse Puljujarvi then I just found a video to add to the list. Our favourite large adult son was leaving Rogers Place and making his way home after cleaning out his locker when a fan spotted him crossing the street and offered him a ride. As expected…

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Nation Talks: Bobby Nicholson Presser

Oilers CEO Bob Nicholson had a press conference today. Well by it’s very definition it was a press conference. I am not sure coming out and saying one whole line about how Peter Chiarelli will remain the GM and President of Hockey Operations with the Edmonton Oilers, constitutes a thing that people would have taken…

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Darnell Nurse will also join Team Canada

Just like the good old days of the mid-2000s, the Oilers will be sending a whole bunch of players off to play in the IIHF World Hockey Championships. We already knew Connor McDavid and Ryan Nugent-Hopkins would be representing Canada in Denmark this spring, but Darnell Nurse, as it was reported by the Oilers today,…

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Happy Birthday Nuge!

Have I mentioned that April 12th is one of my favourite days of the year? Yes it’s behind Christmas, Easter, Halloween, and New Years Eve, but it’s still near the top. What day could be so special to be ranked so high you ask? It’s Ryan Nugent-Hopkins birthday!

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(Video) Nation Talk: Western Conference Playoffs

Just like yesterday, the boys sat down to discuss the Western conference playoff picture. They were joined by one the founder members of the Nation, The Squire (Jay). While we’re talking fantasy, take a moment to sign up for our FREE Nation Draft: Playoff Edition. You can win some sweet sweet prizes.

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Oilers assign Bear and Lowe to Bakersfield Condors

According to the Edmonton Oilers official Twitter account, the team has reassigned both Ethan Bear and Keegan Lowe to the Bakersfield Condors for the final week of the AHL season. With the Oilers missing the playoffs yet again, it made all kinds of sense for the organization to return both players to the Bakersfield Condors…