Nation Network Prospect Profile #13: Kieffer Bellows

Mack Irwin
June 17 2016 10:00PM

Kieffer Bellows is an intriguing prospect out of the US National Development Team Program. Despite standing just 6 feet tall, he has one of the most physical, true power-forward games of this draft class. He plays aggressively, takes penalties, and takes the puck to the net. 

He also scores goals: 50 in just 62 games for the USNTDP this season. The scouting community is mixed on Bellows' skating, but he'll have time to develop, and has committed to Boston University for next season. 

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June 17 2016 07:13PM


The Edmonton Oilers signed Tyler Pitlick today. It was a good deal for team and player—more AHL money, less NHL dough—and he is back for a year. Pitlick will probably enter training camp as a Condor but could see a recall during the year. Let's have a look at the signed Bakersfield group, and what they might look like in the fall.

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Edmonton Oilers sign Tyler Pitlick to a one-year deal

Jonathan Willis
June 17 2016 01:20PM


It appears that Tyler Pitlick’s time with the Edmonton Oilers is not yet over. On Friday the club announced that it had signed the 2010 second-round selection to a one-year contract extension. 

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The Nation Awards: Voting Time

June 17 2016 10:06AM


Last week I asked you for nominees for the Nation Awards, and today we start the voting to determine the winners. The PHWA may not let you help with these kind of decisions but we certainly will. 

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Andrew Ference Cannot Be Bought Out, and the Sky is Blue

Chris the Intern
June 17 2016 07:00AM

The first NHL buy-out win began on Wednesday, and will run until 7pm MST on June 30th. During this time, the Oilers have the opportunity to buy out any contract that they please. Unfortunately, due to some injury circumstances, the one player that was most likely to be bought out, cannot be -- I'm looking at you Andrew Ference. 

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