Nation Network 2017 Prospect Profile: #20 – Jason Robertson

Jason Robertson is another statistical standout whose numbers blast off the page. Whether it’s standard stats, on-ice data, adjusted scoring or cohort data, Robertson shows extremely well. Unfortunately, he’s been limited in the scouting rankings by a couple of potential red flags. Whether or not he can overcome those may be the difference between Robertson…


If the Oilers sign Kris Russell, will the world end?

This summer, the online Oilers community is unlikely to explode as it did last summer, mostly because the team has no Taylor Hall to trade. Unless Peter Chiarelli can find a deal big enough to trade the Nuge and Jordan Eberle on the same day, we’re going to have to rage watch the activities with less…


Nation Network 2017 Prospect Profile: #21 – Ryan Poehling

Coming in as the 21st ranked prospect in the 2017 NHL entry draft is St Cloud State University centre Ryan Poehling. A combination of size, vision and leadership that teams will covet, Poehling completed his freshman season in the NCAA with his two brothers, Jack and Nick. Ryan didn’t blow the doors off at St…


Oilers Release Pre-Season Schedule

If you’ve been itching to start circling Oilers dates on your calendar then you’re in luck. The Oilers released their pre-season schedule this morning and we only have 102 days to wait!


Because It’s The Cap: Calgary Flames Offseason Preview

This article is part of a 30-team series based at NHLNumbers.com. Each Nation Network team page will have articles posted relevant to the team’s respective division.  The Calgary Flames had an eventful 2016-17 season. Armed with a new head coach in Glen Gulutzan, new contracts for Sean Monahan and Johnny Gaudreau, and a pair of…


Real Life Podcast Episode 30 – Magnus Paajarvi

This week Gregor shook off his kidney stone that kept him on the shelf for last week’s podcast and the reunited trio talked with St. Louis Blues forward Magnus Paajarvi. Magnus was a great sport, having woken up in the middle of the night over in Sweden to appear on the show and talk some smack….


Nation Network 2017 Prospect Profiles: #22 – Klim Kostin

The big Russian power winger Klim Kostin, is this draft’s wild card. Limited in his draft season by a season-ending shoulder injury that also tainted much of his play before that, scouts will have to dig into their memory banks to remember the potential that Kostin showed is his impressive draft-minus-one season when they’re decided…