Connor McDavid’s knee injury was worse than we ever thought

Everyone should take a deep breath and thank the lords that Connor McDavid is even playing hockey right now. Because days before a documentary is released detailing his recovery from a knee injury suffered last spring, details are pouring out about just how serious his injury was.


Spector: Kassian contract likely in $3.25-3.5-million range

News surrounding a new contract for Edmonton Oilers F Zack Kassian continues to come out with the latest identifying what the contract could look like. During Saturday afternoon’s matinee against the Arizona Coyotes, Sportsnet’s Mark Spector said Kassian’s new contract is likely in the range of four years with an AAV of $3.25-3.5-million.


The Nation Roundup

The Battle of Alberta is back; what’s next on Flames ‘To-Do’ list; Perreault blasts NHL Department of Player Safety; Canucks defense hasn’t been this good in a long time; how can Yzerman fast track the Wings rebuild and more in this week’s Nation Roundup brought to you by Sumo Jerky.


Tyler Benson named to AHL all-star game

Edmonton Oilers prospect Tyler Benson is heading to the American Hockey League all-star game. The 21-year-old forward is set to replace Oilers F Kailer Yamamoto, who was recalled by the big club in late December.