Nation Network Prospect Profiles: #31 Riley Tufte

June 04 2016 07:00AM

With a 6'5 frame and a decent skater, one can see why many scouts  salivate  at the idea of moulding Riley Tufte into a force in the NHL. However, there are some signs, like struggles in the USHL, that suggest despite a NHL frame Tufte may still be quite a ways away from being a sure thing.

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June 03 2016 07:52PM

There are times when a story takes on a life of its own. It seems like only yesterday we were discussing the 2016 Entry Draft and bemoaning the fact that Edmonton drafted No. 4 in a draft with three elite talents. Then came the Memorial Cup, and brilliant tip-ins, gorgeous passes (the first Knight goal at the MC featured an outstanding thread-the-needle pass) and the grand finale: The overtime goal to win it all.

Matt Tkachuk, this is your life!

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Is Lucic a fit for Oilers?

Jason Gregor
June 03 2016 04:19PM

Will the Oilers sign Milan Lucic?

Should they?

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Justin Faulk’s back-loaded contract

Jonathan Willis
June 03 2016 03:51PM

Of the various defencemen who have been suggested as possible trade acquisitions for the Edmonton Oilers, few are more appealing than Justin Faulk. A first-pair, all-situations right-shot defender, Faulk is young, under team control for ages and would go a long way toward fixing what ails the Oilers’ power play.

It is by no means certain that Carolina has interest in moving the defenceman, but given what we know about the Hurricanes it’s certainly worth considering their financial incentive to make a deal.

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June 03 2016 12:20PM

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Unfortunately for Oiler fans the 2016 NHL draft lottery didn't turn out as expected. For the first time in what seems like decades the Edmonton Oilers will not be picking first overall at this years entry draft. Fans of the team took it rather well, but what about Oilers management? CLICK HERE TO FIND OUT!

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