Jesse Puljujarvi and Pizza Problems

Over the weekend, a video surfaced from the great country of Finland. Filmed last year, the makes of said video spoke to our boy Jesse Puljujarvi about a multitude of topics including his yearning to be in the NHL and not Bakersfield, who his dream linemates would be, and the confusing pizza moment that he’s…


76% of fans will think the Oilers will improve this season

The vibe I’m getting around Oilers fans this September is cautiously optimistic. We’re not gulping the hype juice as we have usually done, but I think people are feeling fairly positive with more appropriate expectations this year. We’ve got some stats to back that statement up this time, as the NHL polled a bunch of…


The Season Opener Brunch Party presented by Cornerstone Insurance

If you’ve been following the Nation for any length of time then you’ll already know how much we love to throw hockey-related parties, and this year’s season opener is no different. The only difference this time around is that the team is starting the season in Sweden and that means the puck drops on day…


Looking for a smile today? Here are some Nuge highlights

As I stated in my Connor McDavid highlight article, August has been a slow month filled with smoky weather and a lack of Oilers news. The anticipation with the season being around the corner is too much to handle at times, so I wanted to help out by reminding everybody how cool Ryan Nugent Hopkins…


60 and 12: Bring It, Son

On the day he was born three months premature, August 16, 2006, my son Sam was barely bigger than my hand. I spent much of that day on my knees at the Royal Alexandra Hospital praying he’d survive. I’ve told the story of that day, and how my wife Analyn and I got to it…


NHL testing new rules in Hlinka Gretzky Cup

As you all know, the Hlinka Gretzky Cup is taking place right here in Edmonton over the course of this week. Canada’s currently rolling through the tournament and is looking to defend their gold medal from the previous tournament. 


Looking at Evan Bouchard’s defensive ability

A video ripping apart Evan Bouchard’s defensive game has been making its way around the Internet, and I’m here to discuss it with you. I should warn you all that it’s a lengthy, 22 minute video. Thankfully you don’t need to worry because I watched it all so you don’t have to. 


Wayne Gretzky Edmonton Oilers rookie jersey up for auction

Oilersnation, if ever there was a time to come together and pool all our collective monies into one giant pot, today is that day. One of Wayne Gretzky’s rookie season (1979-80) jerseys is up for auction on a sports memorabilia auction site with the expected sale price is $400,000 US dollars.


Top five Mcdavid cellys of the 2017-18 season

The playoffs, draft, and free agency weekend have come and gone and we are now into the fun stuff of the summer. I’ve already covered Connor McDavid’s top ten goals from the past season, as well as Leon Draisaitl’s top five goals. My next countdown? All of Connor’s goal celebrations of course!


Stuart Skinner talks goalie prospects

Rookie development camp is underway at the Downtown Community Arena and we’ve been getting some pretty good insight to our newcomers throughout the week. Goalie prospect, Stuart Skinner, spent some time with the media today and gave some great insight of the camp through his eyes.