Oscar Klefbom to have surgery, will be out 6-8 weeks

The Oilers will be without their No. 1 defenceman for longer than we had originally hoped. Klefbom, who left Tuesday’s win in Colorado after blocking a shot, will have surgery on his finger, meaning he’ll miss six to eight weeks of action.


An early look at the trade deadline market

After an underwhelming start, the Oilers have pulled up their boots and have gone 9-2-2 since the hiring of Ken Hitchcock. The streak has undoubtedly saved the Oilers season, but nothing is certain. The roster, while currently looking like a playoff team, still has holes and issues that need to be addressed. Given the way things…


The Roundup

The Hitch effect; Jets have cap problems; Calgary loves trading first round picks; the Leafs biggest flaw moving forward; the NHL trade market for older players, an intro into sports betting and more in this week’s Nation Roundup brought to you by Sumo Jerky.