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The Nation Notebook: Roster Cuts, St. Louis Injuries, and PTOs.

‎The Nation Network Notebook is a regular feature that rounds up interesting news, stories, and rumours from around the NHL that don’t quite deserve their own article.  The regular season is just a few days away. Some 2017 draftees, including Nico Hischier and Nolan Patrick, are on track to make their NHL rosters. Jaromir Jagr…

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Weekend Update, October 1 2017

It’s been a very eventful week for the Oilers top prospects, as the big club gets down to the 23-man limit. News broke today that Jesse Puljujarvi is heading back to Bakersfield while Kailer Yamamoto remains on the roster. Without jinxing things, looks like Edmonton’s most recent first-round selection has made the roster for the…

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At Random: The List Thing

With the Edmonton Oilers set to kick-off their 2017-18 regular season schedule against the Calgary Flames Wednesday, there’s going to be plenty written about every aspect of that in the next few days — as it should be. Previews. Predictions. The works. That’s the focus now with the pre-season finally over, with the Oilers finishing…

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Getting to know Edmonton Oilers prospect Stuart Skinner

“Definitely one of the best moments of my life,” said a smiling Stuart Skinner when I asked him about being selected 78th overall by his hometown team, the Edmonton Oilers. “It was pretty cool hearing my name and I was kind of shocked about it” added the 18-year-old puck stopper. “Once I put on that…