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PTO Options
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The @Edmonton Oilers have dipped into the professional try-out (PTO) market the past few years. Last year, the Oilers signed right wing @Alex Chiasson and defenceman Jason Garrison after they came to camp on a PTO. Scottie Upshall was also on a PTO, but wasn’t healthy enough to warrant a co...
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Fun With Numbers…
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Another NHL season is just around the corner. The Edmonton Oilers rookies battle the @Calgary Flames rookies on September 7th in Red Deer and then in Calgary on September 10th and with Tyler Benson and Cooper Marody attending rookie camp, and expected to compete for roster spots on the Oilers, we...
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The Nation Roundup
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Oilers forward competition; Laine isn’t going anywhere; Benning extension sends clear message to Canucks; Leafs maximizing injured reserve; Flames arena designer’s; Tkachuk, Virtanen and more in this week’s Nation Roundup brought to you by Sumo Jerky. In the Roundup, we go around the ...
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Inside the Nation: Where oh where is our little 3rd line centre?
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It’s Thursday and summer is over again. Fear not Nation!, Dustin is here. Every week Dusty comes in live on our Facebook page for you to watch and interact with. If you missed out, and didn’t get to see, fear not, we always have a break down right here. What is on today’s schedu...
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Oilersnation Radio Episode 50 – Best Wishes: A Cooom Farewell
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It’s my final appearance on Oilersnation Radio as I embark for the United Kingdom this weekend, so I figured the best way to bid farewell to listeners would be asking everyone at the table a bunch of strange hypotheticals. Fo the first half of the podcast, we talk about normal, Oilers-relat...
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Weekly Rumours – The Brassard Saga and the RFAs
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Remember when we thought @Derick Brassard was going to be an Oiler? Those were good times. Now, we’ll likely have to go through another couple of weeks without any significant Oilers new. That, combined with more RFA drama, sparked the rumour mill and made writing this weeks rumour report a...
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TEN TIDBITS: Mid-August Edition
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It’s the middle of August and while you may think it’s a super slow time of year for Oilers news there always seem to be a few things to discuss. THE BRASSARD ERA The @Derick Brassard era was just so much fun. First, Laraque tweets he’s going to sign a one year deal, then on...
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Cooper Marody Looking to Breakout in Hockey and Music
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@Cooper Marody will turn 23 on December 20th and where he will celebrate his birthday is undetermined. He could be in his second season in Bakersfield, or he could a member of the @Edmonton Oilers. Marody had an excellent rookie season with the Condors, scoring 19 goal and 64 points in 58 games. ...
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Baggedmilk on #theLOCKERROOM: Derick Brassard, Jesse Puljujarvi, and Annoying Technologies
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Welcome, dear friends, to another episode of Baggedmilk’s adventures in radio. As I do every Wednesday, I jumped on the 95.7 Cruz FM airwaves to talk to the boys at The Locker Room about what’s going on with the @Jesse Puljujarvi, @Derick Brassard, and the @Edmonton Oilers in general. To start of...
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Can the Oilers powerplay be better next season?
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Last season, the Oilers powerplay was actually pretty good. They ranked 9th in powerplay percentage, 13th in powerplay goals scored, and 16th in shorthanded goals against. It’s hard to complain about the season they had, but I will. The team only had four players (Draisaitl, McDavid, Nugent-Hopki...
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