Regardless of what happens tonight against the Vegas Golden Knights, the fact Vancouver Canucks have been playing hockey in the NHL playoff bubble while the Edmonton Oilers have been on the outside looking in for weeks is still jarring to me.
It’s Friday afternoon and that means a fresh episode of Oilersnation Radio is all wrapped up and set to get you ready for the long weekend. This week, we look at some of the rumours that are circling the Oilers, the goaltending market, the NHL playoffs, and a whole lot more.
Five days ago it looked like the second round of the NHL playoffs was over. Tampa Bay, Las Vegas, New York and Dallas each led their series three games to one, and seemed destined for a date in the Conference Finals. This morning only Tampa Bay has won its series, because Vancouver, Philadelphia and Colorado…
Leafs rumoured to have interest in Darnell Nurse; Demko making case for Canucks to let Markstrom hit free agency; Oilers open to moving 14: Flames first round targets; could Laine and Ehlers be on the move in Winnipeg and more in this week’s Nation Roundup brought to you by Sumo Jerky.