VITAL NHL COMBINE FOR OILERS

The NHL Combine gets a lot of coverage, but what can it tell us? We used to get heights and weights from each player attending, but even that went south in 2015. Is there anything of value for fans? Yes.

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Mark Arcobello: A Brief History

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.  Reporting that former Leafs, #Oilers #OKCBarons Mark Arcobello has signed 2 years with SC Bern (NLA). https://t.co/lvlElKyho1 — Patricia Teter (@Artful_Puck) May 31, 2016 I’ll give you all a moment to let that…

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Griffin Reinhart and the Expansion Draft

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…

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Nation Network Prospect Profiles: #33 Taylor Raddysh

Embed from Getty Images 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…