This is, by all means, an incomplete list. If you can think of any, please email me.

Baptism by Hemsky

1: (Verb) A goal or assist or deke-related occurrence during which the on-ice activities of Ales Hemsky resemble the actions of a heavenly being sent down to banish the hockey heathens and thus causes instant creaming of the pants

→ related terms or links: Ales Hemsky


1: (Noun) Shorthand for Boris Mironov

Bulin Wall, The

1: (Noun) A nickname for Oilers’ goaltender Nikolai Khabibulin

→ related terms or links: Shabbybulin

Captain Canada

1: (Noun) A nickname former Oilers’ winger Ryan Smyth shares with Shane Doan


1: (Noun) The nickname of former Oilers enforcer Dave Semenko

Crème Brûlée

1: (Noun) A popular but uninspired nickname for Gilbert Brule


1: (Noun) Shorthand for Devan Dubnyk

Flying Fridge, The

1: (Noun) The nickname of Oilers player Dustin Penner


1: (Noun) An Oilersnation term synonymous for Denis Grebeshkov


1: (Noun) A nickname for Oilers’ Sportsnet announcer (or human pun factory) Gene Principe

Hockey Jesus, The

1: (Noun) The nickname of former Oilers prospect (and perennial whipping boy) Robbie Schremp

→ related terms or links: Sugartits


1: (Noun) The line consisting of LW Dustin Penner, C Shawn Horcoff and RW Ales Hemsky

Huggy Bear

1: (Noun) The nickname some give to Oilers’ winger Zack Stortini

Human Rake, The

1: (Noun) An NHL defenseman named Chris Pronger currently playing for the Philadelphia Flyers

2: (Verb) The action(s) which resembles the physical act of Chris Pronger playing hockey

→ related terms or links: NHL double standards, Chris Pronger, Chris Simon


1: (Noun) Shorthand for Jeff Drouin-DesLauriers


1: (Noun) A distasteful nickname for the line consisting of LW J.F. Jacques, C Shawn Horcoff and RW Ales Hemsky


1: (Noun) Shorthand for Magnus Pääjärvi-Svensson

→ related terms or links: MPS

OTC (Ol’ Timey Coach)

1: (Noun) Shorthand for Pat Quinn


1: (Noun) A network of hockey blogs that deal specifically with the Edmonton Oilers

→ related terms or links: Barilkosphere


1: (Noun) Short for Patrick O’Sullivan

2: (Noun) Short for Piece-of-Shit (unrelated to Patrick O’Sullivan?)

Rat, The

1: (Noun) A nickname for former Oilers’ winger Ken Linseman

Red Ox

1: (Noun) The nickname of Oilers’ winger Liam Reddox


1: (Noun) The nickname of Oilers’ winger Robert Nilsson


1: (Noun) The most common way for Sportsnet colour commentators to refer to the Oilers captain, Ethan Moreau (usually pronounced as one complete word)

→ related terms or links: Sportsnet

Top Cheese

1: (Noun) A common term from OilersNation referring to the Top Corner of a hockey net

→ related terms or links: Top Corner


1: (Noun) Shorthand for Chris Vandevelde