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The worst of Holland in Detroit; could the Canucks buyout Eriksson; Bennett and Frolik names mentioned in trade rumors; will Trouba be traded; Dave Tippett, NHL draft rankings, the Stanley Cup final and more in this week’s Nation Roundup brought to you by Sumo Jerky.
According to reports on Twitter, the Edmonton Oilers have signed 26-year-old Swedish free agent forward, Joakim Nygard, to an NHL contract, though the contract details have not yet been released.
It’s been a fairly busy week in Oilersnation thus far. First, the Oilers relieved Duane Sutter of his duties, then they signed defenceman, Logan Day, to a one-year entry-level contract. Now, Ken Holland has just signed goaltender, Olivier Rodrigue, to a three year ELC.
The front office exodus continues. About a week after it was announced Craig MacTavish was leaving the organization to coach in the KHL, Duane Sutter, the organization’s Vice President of Player Personnel has been let go.
This afternoon, the Bakersfield Condors announced via their Twitter account that the Edmonton Oilers have signed defenceman Logan Day to a one-year NHL entry-level contract.
The Condors were unable to stop the San Diego Gulls in game 6 of the series, and their record-setting season is over. Tyler Benson finishes as the regular season point leader (15-51-66) followed up by Cooper Marody (19-45-64) and Joseph Gambardella (29-19-48). In their playoff run, Brad Malone shone brightest with thirteen points in ten…
Early this morning, it was announced on Twitter that senior vice-president of hockey operations, Craig MacTavish, has signed a two-year with HC Lokomotiv to become their new head coach.
The WHL playoffs are still ongoing but no Oilers prospects are on either the Vancouver Giants and Prince Albert Raiders, so we can officially call it with both Guelph Storm product Dmitri Samourkov and Halifax Moosehead, Ostap Safin being the Oilers only prospects still alive and vying for the Memorial Cup in Halifax beginning on…
The Condors staved off elimination Saturday night with a huge 45 save 2-1 win from Stuart Skinner in his first AHL playoffs start. The Condors now down 3-2 in the series have their next game Wednesday. Dmitri Samorukov and his Guelph Storm have continued to shock the masses after going down 2-0 in the series…
Now that the GM search is behind us, we move forward to operation: Find a Coach 2019. Elliotte Friedman spoke on Sportsnet 960 in Calgary this morning to give his take on Dave Tippett’s situation.
Holland needs to back up the talk; what if New Jersey wants Quinn Hughes; where can the Leafs dump their contracts; a Datsyuk return to Detroit would be bad; Sedins contemplate return to hockey; and more in this week’s Nation Roundup brought to you by Sumo Jerky.