May 31 2016 01:45PM
I hate to be the bearer of bad news, and to ruin everyone's week on a Tuesday, but something truly heartbreaking happened this morning.
I'll give you all a moment to let that sink in.
May 31 2016 11:55AM
For a hypothetical expansion team, it’s hard to imagine a much better target than Griffin Reinhart. The 2012 fourth overall pick is still finding his way in the NHL, but has the potential to play for a decade or more in the league.
It’s also difficult to imagine the Oilers protecting Reinhart in the expansion draft.
May 31 2016 07:00AM
Coming in at the 33rd spot on the Nation Network's list is self proclaimed power forward Taylor Raddysh. Raddysh's size and scoring give him the look of a surefire first rounder yet his rankings tend to fall anywhere from the end of the first round to well into the second.
After the jump we take a look at where Raddysh ranks among this years draft eligible's and why his numbers may be a little inflated.
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May 30 2016 03:00PM
This week the boys are joined by the newest member of Oilersnation, Kyla the Intern! Chris recaps his tryout with the Edmonton Prospects baseball team, the gang talks about the resurrection of Justin Schultz, before diving into the season finale of 60 Days In, before jumping into another life affirming round of Ask The Idiots!
May 30 2016 01:05PM
We are 26 days away from the 2016 NHL Entry Draft, and more importantly, the timeline when Peter Chiarelli will have the best opportunity to re-shape his roster. The prospect of trading for a competent, top-four, right-shot defender is most likely to happen right before, or at, the draft on Friday, June 24th.
We've already seen one trade involving a RD -- Erik Gudbranson to Vancouver -- so Chiarelli could make a move prior to the 24th, but everyone around the league knows what he wants, and the NHL often functions on last-minute trades, signings and CBA negotiations.