Hello there, friend Nation citizens, it’s Friday afternoon and that means it’s time for another fresh episode of Oilersnation Radio. This week, we looked at the Jesse Puljujarvi trade rumours from this past week, Ken Holland’s offseason to-do list, Connor McDavid’s leg, the Stanley Cup Finals, and a whole lot more.
In hockey, you hear about different ways to acquire talent. Build through the draft. Draft the Best Player Available and trade a surplus of talent at one position to fill a position of weakness. Sign elite talent when they become available a la John Tavares in Toronto or Erik Karlsson in this year’s free agency…
Welcome to Oilersnation’s Draft Countdown. Over the next few weeks leading into the draft, we’ll be aggregating content about the top 100 players who will be available in Vancouver. Here are profiles on Ethan Keppen, Samuel Fagemo, Arvid Costmar, Gianni Fairbrother, Reece Newkirk, Antti Saarela, Matej Blumel, John Farinacci, Eric Ciccolini, and Nikita Alexandrov.
Flames should move Brodie if they need cap space; trade rumors swirling in Toronto; could the Oilers move down at the draft; Canucks appear to be in on Zaitsev; endless draft coverage, Sean Avery and more in this week’s Nation Roundup brought to you by Sumo Jerky.