There’s an All-Star game in Edmonton this weekend

Not since 1989 when the Oilers hosted the NHL all-star game, has Edmonton seen the likes of the All-Star game and festivities that this weekend will bring to the gem of the River Valley, Re-Max Field. The WCBL All-Star weekend is upon us and the Edmonton Prospects are hosting. Both the home run derby (2:00…


Stanley Cup Odds: Opening Betting Line for 2019/20 Edmonton Oilers

by OddsShark (@OddsShark) Despite 100-point campaigns from both Connor McDavid and Leon Draisaitl this past season the Edmonton Oilers finished ahead of only the Los Angeles Kings in the Western Conference standings as they missed the playoffs yet again. That has the Oilers sitting well down the opening 2020 Stanley Cup odds at sportsbooks monitored…


It’s About the Celebration, not Gender

As the sporting landscape continues to evolve and grow, and female players and teams get more attention — as they should — I hope those players and coaches understand that criticism isn’t sexist. The Women’s World Cup of Soccer kicked off in France this past weekend. For the first time, the tournament has expanded from…


2019 Hart Trophy Odds Breakdown – Connor McDavid

by OddsShark (@OddsShark) The Tampa Bay Lightning obviously did not end their season the way they would have liked despite winning the Presidents’ Trophy, as they were swept in the first round of the playoffs by the Columbus Blue Jackets in stunning fashion. But the Lightning will no doubt take home some hardware at the…


The 2019 Draft Party presented by Cornerstone Insurance

Can you believe we’re already getting close to that wonderful time of year when our favourite hockey squadron really has a chance to shine? Know what I’m talking about? Of course you do. Any fan of the blue and orange knows that I can only be referring to the upcoming entry draft and celebrating the…


Saying goodbye to the Nation

Just under four years ago, I started my first day working at Nation HQ as a part-time intern. The day was just five days away from when the Edmonton Oilers would select Connor McDavid first overall in the NHL entry draft, and our lives would change forever.


The Edmonton Prospects are back and we are pumped!

Is there anything better than sitting in the sun and watching some baseball with a frosty beverage in one hand and a hot dog in the other? No. The answer is no. That’s why we’re so pumped to be partnering with the Edmonton Prospects again this summer.


Thank you, Nation

After closing out the season last night in Calgary, I wanted to take a quick minute to say thank you to everyone that came with us on the bus trip down to the Saddledome to close out the season.


Remembering Humboldt

I will not forget the Humboldt Broncos. Nor will you. Nor will the millions of Canadians across this country. Because what happened 365 days ago has been seared into the memory of every Canadian and many more around the world.