The Nation Roundup July 13

The Oilers should be in on Gusev; how the Aho offer sheet affects Matthew Tkachuk; breaking down the Cody Ceci trade; Canucks overpay Tyler Myers, also ink Ferland; free agency, season predictions and more in this week’s Nation Roundup brought to you by Sumo Jerky.


Oilers add new scouts

Ken Holland has dipped into a familiar well to add to his staff, hiring two former Detroit Red Wings staffers to join the Oilers scouting department.


Ty Rattie signs in KHL

How things can change in one year. Last July, we were talking about Ty Rattie being a breakout candidate on Connor McDavid’s wing. Fast forward a year and Rattie is headed to the KHL.


The Nation Roundup

Reward outweighs the risk for Flames and Talbot; can the Oilers find a trade partner; it sounds like TJ Brodie almost became a Leaf; Kadri trade hurts but was for the best; rumors swirling around Canucks; the Luongo recapture penalty fully explained, free agency and more in this week’s Nation Roundup brought to you by…


Oilers among teams interested in Patrick Maroon

The Oilers had a fairly quiet first day of free agency on Canada Day, but don’t expect Ken Holland is packing it up for the summer just yet. There are still holes on the Oilers’ roster, particularly up front, left to fill with players who fall through the cracks.