Authored by The Hockey Fanatics very own, Jody Nimetz, Burning the Midnight Oil is all about what it’s like to have been a lifelong fan of the Edmonton Oilers. Growing up in Northern Alberta, Jody shares tales of what it was like growing up as a fan during the Dynasty era of the team with the likes of Wayne Gretzky, Jari, Kurri, Paul Coffey, Mark Messier, Grant Fuhr and Andy Moog leading the National Hockey League’s northernmost team.
Nimetz shares his memories of living in the mountainous town of Grande Cache, Alberta and watching his heroes lace up for the Edmonton Oilers.
Find out what it means to be an Oilers fan after the Dynasty years and the trading off of star players, including the games greatest player ever in Wayne Gretzky. Hear about the lows of being an Oilers fan during their ‘Decade of Debacle” and years of being also rans.
Being a sports fan is one thing, but being a fan of the Edmonton Oilers is on a whole other level. The Edmonton Oilers are a storied franchise in the NHL. Experience some of the high and lows from a fan’s perspective with Burning the Midnight Oil. Based on memories of past Oilers teams and event that formed the mystique of the Edmonton Oilers, Burning the Midnight Oil is a great collection of stats, anecdotes and personal recollection of the great and not-so-great Oilers teams from 1979-2021.
- available in soft cover or digital eBook PDF
- 275 pages
- includes ’40 Years and 40 Facts’ about the Edmonton Oilers
- includes recaps of the 25 most memorable Oilers games
- The Hockey Fanatics all-time Edmonton Oilers lines
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Burning the Midnight Oil: A Story of a Lifelong Oilers Fan is not authorized or affiliated with the Edmonton Oilers, the National Hockey League or any other persons, organizations or entities upon which it reports.
For information on purchasing bulk copies, please reach out to Jody Nimetz via firstname.lastname@example.org.