Week three of the Prospects Update is here and there’s plenty to look at: The Condors are 2-2-1 on the season, Colby Cave with a knock out punch in last night’s game, Lavoie continues to cruise through the competition in the QMJHL, Puljujarvi continues scoring in Liiga, and a whole lot more.
Is this season really different for Oilers; you need to calm down about the Leafs; Flames have some holes in their depth chart; early season surprises for Canucks; a screw up in NHL data; and more in this week’s Nation Roundup brought to you by Sumo Jerky.
The Edmonton Oilers announced Saturday afternoon the team has recalled Sam Gagner and assigned Gaetan Haas to the Bakersfield Condors. Jason Gregor tweeted today that Gagner will join the team for the two-game road trip through Winnipeg and Minnesota.
It’s your prospect update time! This week’s update is a little light… The scheduling strangeness of the NHL having two teams with two games played into yesterday, is not only in the big show. The Condors have had a full week off?? So, enjoy some extra looks at two of the guys having a great…
Neal is for real; Flames 2015 draft was big; Doughty takes subtle jab at Canucks after loss; is Marner off to a slow start; a new KHL prospect, fantasy hockey and more in this week’s Nation Roundup brought to you by Sumo Jerky.
Good morning, Nation. The Oilers are 3-0 for the first time since 2008-09. While you read that line and feel warm and fuzzy inside, here are a few pieces of information from the last few days about the Oilers and the rest of the league for your interest.
Hockey is back, and so are we. The Edmonton Oilers have won their first two games of the season and that means the prospects have all but returned to their new homes throughout the world of hockey. That means it’s time for me to give you a break down in our weekly Prospects Update!
Predicting the Oilers season; what would a Virtanen trade look like in Van; Flames extend their GM, will only go as far as their goaltending will take them; why was Spezza scratched in Toronto; embracing the ambiguity in hockey analysis and more in this week’s Nation Roundup brought to you by Sumo Jerky.
The morning after an important opening-night 3-2 victory over the Vancouver Canucks the Oilers got some bad news. Defenceman Adam Larsson is on LTIR, and out for at least a month. Dave Tippett confirmed Larsson’s appearance on the LTIR is connected to this blocked shot. He broke his right fibula and is expected to miss 6-8…
3 things that will help Oilers make playoffs, Tavares reportedly being named Captain of Leafs; the Canucks playoff chances; Treliving speaks in Calgary; Mark Letestu eats mustard on the bench, fantasy hockey and more in this week’s Nation Roundup brought to you by Sumo Jerky.
On Tuesday night, the Edmonton Oilers announced via their social media accounts that the team had assigned both Evan Bouchard and Shane Starrett to the Bakersfield Condors. In addition, Jason Gregor also reported that Joel Persson suffered a shoulder injury, though the severity is not yet known.
Koskinen stopping the puck; how close was Lucic to being a Canuck; Laine raises some eyebrows with comments on the Jets; the fallout now that Marner has signed; realistic expectations for Giordano; training camps, fantasy hockey prep and more in this week’s Nation Roundup brought to you by Sumo Jerky.