Oilersnation Pre Game Podcast – Game 43 at Winnipeg

After a full week off, the Oilers are back in action tonight to take on the Winnipeg Jets. With only 14 games left in the season and a playoff spot essentially wrapped up, there aren’t too many more important games on the Oilers’ schedule. Tonight is certainly one of those games. The Oilers are currently…


Caleb Jones Feeling Confident Again

Very few NHL career paths have a smooth, consistent trajectory. Most of them are filled with peaks and valleys and more potholes than an Edmonton street in spring. The list of players, even some Hall of Famers, who had early success, only to struggle the following season, is long. Consistency is very hard to capture,…


Why Force It?

There are plenty of common-sense reasons why the NHL should step up today and call off Friday’s re-scheduled game between the Edmonton Oilers and Vancouver Canucks on the Left Coast, but as we all know, common sense doesn’t always rule the day.


Going All-In

Well, the pitchforks are out in some circles after Ken Holland stayed relatively quiet at the NHL trade deadline. To an extent, I understand why the Oilers didn’t push their chips into the middle. I also understand that it can be frustrating to watch a team with Connor McDavid and Leon Draisaitl not go all…


Depth Scoring Isn’t Issue In Edmonton

Which one do you read or hear about more? The Oilers lack depth scoring. Edmonton relies on two players too much. I suspect you’ve heard or read those comments or some similar facsimiles often in recent years. It was valid in 2019 and 2020 when the OIlers were 23rd and 20th in 5×5 goals for,…