On this day: Oilers and Kings set a penalty record

On February 28th, 1990, the Edmonton Oilers and Los Angeles Kings combined to set a record for the most penalties in a hockey game with 86 infractions given out on the night. Once again, if you’re not following hockey historian Mike Commito on Twitter then you’re definitely missing out.


Saying goodbye to Anthony Maroon

We would be remiss in our duties, obligation, commitment to being the voice of the Nation if we didn’t take a quick minute to acknowledge that a little part of our hearts died when yesterday when Pat Maroon was traded to the New Jersey Devils. Sure, we’re upset about losing Patty on the ice, but we’re…


Pontus Aberg to wear #46 for the Edmonton Oilers

If you’re looking for a new jersey, newly acquired Edmonton Oiler, Pontus Aberg, has settled on a number with his new squad and will only be the fourth player to wear #46 in team history. As we move into the final 20 games of the season, Pontus Aberg will be one of the players that…


Who is JD Dudek?

When Peter Chiarelli spoke to the media on Friday, he said that he wanted to bring in warm bodies at the deadline in return for whoever was moving out. With the Mark Letestu trade, Chiarelli certainly accomplished that goal by bringing in a prospect in Pontus Aberg that has some AHL success and NHL at-bats…


Saying goodbye to Pat Maroon

It was the deal that we all knew was coming but that doesn’t make it any easier to see you go. Pat Maroon, we’re going to miss you around here and we wanted to take a moment to say goodbye.


Here’s TSN’s guess at the 2022 Canada Olympic roster

The trade deadline hasn’t been all that exciting. I can empathize with TV producers as to how difficult it is to fill air time during a day without much going on and a lot of eyes glued to your programming. But we’ve reached “Here’s what the 2022 Olympic roster could look like!” levels of filler…


Saying goodbye to Mark Letestu

Ahh, I didn’t miss these days. After last year, I think we all thought the days of having to say goodbye to the “good guys” at the Trade Deadline were over. Yesterday, the Edmonton Oilers traded Mark Letestu to the Nashville Predators (he was subsequently moved to Columbus for a 4th round pick) for the incoming…


Throwback to the 2007 deadline (sorry in advance)

I talked earlier about the legendary 2006 trade deadline (well, few weeks leading up to the 2006 trade deadline) that ultimately netted the Oilers Dwayne Roloson, Sergei Samsonov, and Jaroslav Spacek which propelled the team on a run to Game 7 of the Stanley Cup Final. But as memorable as that year’s deadline was, the…


Throwback to the 2006 trade deadline

It’s been a pretty slow trade deadline day, which is something we’ve gotten used to in the salary cap era. From an Oilers perspective, this year’s deadline isn’t all too exciting because it just signals the selling of players we expected to watch on a deep playoff run. Let’s look back on the most memorable…