Dictionary of Oilingo

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

Bo-Bo

1: (Noun) Shorthand for Boris Mironov

Boys on the Bus

1: (Noun) The glory years Oilers team

2: (Noun) A collective term for all former Oilers who were on the dynasty teams

Bulin Wall, The

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

→ related terms or links: Shabbybulin, Rehabibulin

Captain Canada

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

Cementhead

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

Crème Brûlée

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

DD

1: (Noun) Shorthand for Devan Dubnyk

Dirty Russian Horcov

1: (Noun) Slang for Shawn Horcoff

→ related terms or links: Shawn Horcoff

Flying Fridge, The

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

Garbagekov

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

Geno

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

Horpensky

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

JDD

1: (Noun) Shorthand for Jeff Drouin-DesLauriers

Jac-Hem-Off

1: (Noun) A distasteful nickname for the line consisting of LW J.F. Jacques, C Shawn Horcoff and RW Ales Hemsky, almost as distasteful as their on-ice performance together

Jacquephobia (by visiondude)

1: (Noun) The fear of losing a players on waivers, named after Jean-Francois Jacques considering that was the only reason he kept a big league roster spot.

“Man I’m Jacquephobic about Player X…what if someone takes him on waivers?”

Magnum

1: (Noun) Shorthand for Magnus Pääjärvi-Svensson

→ related terms or links: MPS

OTC (Ol’ Timey Coach)

1: (Noun) Shorthand for Pat Quinn

Oilogosphere

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

2: (Noun) A well known blog which feeds daily updates on Oilers fan blogs

→ related terms or links: Barilkosphere

P.O.S.

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

Rowbear

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

Thecaptainethanmoreau

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

VVV

1: (Noun) Shorthand for Chris Vandevelde

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