Real Life Podcast 26 – Ryan Smyth

The original recording of the show this week was supposed to be at 10 AM. At the last minute it got moved to 6 PM. Wanye entered the studio spazzing out “why do we move the show time all around? This is absurd! I have a life you know. “Well Wanye” replied Gregor with the…


Shouting Out the Edmonton Oilers Farm Style

Check out what’s going on in Kyle Herzog’s field at Township 482 & Range Road 73. My friends, we have an farm artist that deserves praise from the high heavens and most certainly from the Nation. 


Nugent-Hopkins, Eberle and Pouliot: Shooting Blanks

Ryan Nugent-Hopkins has 31 shots in the playoffs, Jordan Eberle has 21 and Benoit Pouliot has 14, but they are all still looking for their first goal. The Oilers new third line has played a combined 554:49 this postseason, and despite 66 shots on goal, they’ve yet to score. If misery loves company, then Todd McLellan’s…


The Forge

The Edmonton Oilers are five wins away from reaching the 2017 Stanley Cup final. The next win, of course, is the most important and it will have to come against the Anaheim Ducks in California on Wednesday. It’s been a thrill ride, one that picked up even more pace in Sunday’s 7-1 drubbing of the…



On draft day 2014, the Edmonton Oilers were looking at a fairly bleak draft board. The club held the No. 3 overall pick, but had traded their second-round selection to the St. Louis Blues in the David Perron deal and the third rounder to Los Angeles for Ben Scrivens. So, entering draft weekend, Craig MacTavish…


Game 6: Best Of The Internet

The beauty of the NHL playoffs now, from when we last participated in 2006, is the Internet. Everything is documented, everyone has phones, and we now have incredible outlets to vent our emotions on, make hilarious jokes, and post cute gifs of hockey dogs. In last night’s 7-1 win we saw some great things on…


Draisaitl Dominates Ducks

Leon Draisaitl scored six goals and eight points in five regular season games against the Anaheim Ducks, and he’s continued to feast on them in the playoffs. He has 13 points in six games, including four points in game one and a five-point effort in game six last night. His domination of the Ducks has…


Monday Mailbag – To Flop or Not to Flop

What have we here? A shiny new mailbag for a shiny new week. I hope all of you had excellent days off and that the punishment on your livers was kept in check. Since we’re all headed back to work, I wanted to make sure that you had something to read and help you kill off…



The Edmonton Oilers knew going in to the 2015 draft it was like no other. In choosing Connor McDavid No. 1 overall, the franchise was guaranteed a better day and it has come to pass. The 2015 draft was also touted as being one of the deepest of the century, and we’ve seen evidence of…