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Oilersnation Radio Episode 89 – NHLers Speak Out

Another week is winding down and that means a fresh episode of Oilersnation Radio is here to get you set for the weekend. On today’s podcast, we looked at NHLers lending their voices for equality, whether or not the playoffs should be permanently expanded, the idea of an asterisk on this year’s winner, and more.

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Hemsky Reflects on His Career

Ales Hemsky was drafted 13th overall by the Edmonton Oilers in the 2001 NHL entry draft. He was an excellent pick. He finished his career with the fourth most points among 2001 first round picks trailing Jason Spezza, Ilya Kovalchuk and Mikko Koivu. In his prime, Hemsky was one of the rare NHL players who…

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What Would An Asterisk Mean?

I have heard the word “asterisk” more times in the last month than I ever have in my life. It’s quickly become a buzz word around the sports community as people wonder if the champions that are crowned this season in all of the major sports leagues will be considered ‘legitimate’ winners. 

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Square One

I come from a place of white privilege, so I can’t fully understand the depth of the rage and pain we’ve seen since four police officers murdered George Floyd in Minneapolis May 25. I’ve never been the victim of racism. I’ve never walked in those shoes. I don’t know what that feels like.

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Real Life Podcast Episode 185 – An Important Conversation

This week’s episode of the Real Life Podcast was dedicated to a very important subject, specifically the protests for race equality that are happening in the United States and around the world. Looking at what’s happening in the world around us, the guys wanted to spend today’s episode focused on why these protests are happening…