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The Revisiting Series: The Edmonton Oilers Lose for Nuge
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The Revisiting Series: The Edmonton Oilers Lose for Nuge
Welcome to The Revisiting Series where we, well, revisit things. Today, we’re continuing our look at the Oilers four first overall picks in franchise history.  Yesterday, we took a look at the Fall for Hall, so we’re picking up right where we left off. The 2010-11 season saw more desp...
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Edmonton Oilers announce staff reductions, wage rollbacks
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Edmonton Oilers announce staff reductions, wage rollbacks
The Edmonton Oilers have announced a temporary staff reduction of 139 employees while senior hockey and business executives will forgo 50-100% of their wages. For staff working from home, the club announced there would be a compensation rollback for them. OEG has created an employee assistance fu...
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The Edmonton Oilers Were Born 41 years Ago Today
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The Edmonton Oilers Were Born 41 years Ago Today
On March 30th, 1979 the NHL announced it would be adding four teams from the World Hockey Association (WHA) and expand from 17 teams to 21. The Winnipeg Jets, Quebec Nordiques, Hartford Whalers and Edmonton Oilers became expansion teams. They paid a $6 million expansion fee. The WHA’s two r...
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Real Life Podcast Episode 167 – Nation Beer, Tiger King, and the NHL Playoffs
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Real Life Podcast Episode 167 – Nation Beer, Tiger King, and the NHL Playoffs
With society still locked down and sports paused for a third week, the boys were back with another fresh episode of the Real Life Podcast to, hopefully, give you a few laughs and help you kill an hour of your time. This week, the guys looked at the new Nation Beer launch, Tiger King, quarantine...
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Matt Benning checks in from self-quarantine with quick video from the farm
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Matt Benning checks in from self-quarantine with quick video from the farm
Yesterday, Edmonton Oilers defenceman, Matt Benning, posted another quick video to his Instagram page to check in with fans and keep everyone updated on what he’s been up to during the NHL work stoppage. Benning & his adorable fam checking in. Everyone please wish good boy Moose a very ...
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Favourite Oiler March Madness – Final Four
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Favourite Oiler March Madness – Final Four
Here we are! After weeks of voting and difficult decisions, we’ve crowned a winner in each region and now we’re finally at the Final Four. It’s come down to Wayne Gretzky, Ryan Smyth, Doug Weight, and Connor McDavid. In the 80s Region, Wayne Gretzky handily took down Mark Messie...
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WWYDW(ME): Which Oilers jersey would you add back into rotation?
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WWYDW(ME): Which Oilers jersey would you add back into rotation?
Just over a week ago, Cam wrote about the Oilers potentially bringing back one of their old jerseys as a fourth uni for the 2020-21 season, and the idea had the comments section here on the website and on our Facebook page blowing up with ideas. So, in this week’s What Would You Do Wednesda...
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Monday Mailbag – What happens to the salary cap?
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Monday Mailbag – What happens to the salary cap?
Welcome, Nation, to a fresh edition of the Monday Mailbag! We’re at the start of the third week after the NHL has suspended its season as a result of COVID-19, but we’ve still got hockey questions to talk about. Obviously, it’s a strange time right now but we still wanted to put toget...
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Ducks/Oilers Sim — Live Stream: 6:00pm MST
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Ducks/Oilers Sim — Live Stream: 6:00pm MST
Things are rolling now with the simulations. The Oilers have turned around a rough start into a two game win streak in the last two with a 5-0 win over the Colorado Avalanche and then a 7-4 win over the Sharks on Friday night. Oilersnation is proud to put these on for you and hearing...
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40 Moments: The Yakupov Slide
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40 Moments: The Yakupov Slide
In order to celebrate the Edmonton Oilers’ 40-year anniversary AND distract ourselves during this hockey-less nightmare, we’ll be re-living 40 amazing moments from Oilers history. Today, we have Nail Yakupov scoring a last-second, game-tying goal and his incredible celebration.  Nail Yakupov was ...
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