It’s Sunday and it’s time for your prospect numbers update.
Another week in the books for the prospects and players under Oilers control. For the players under control, the week was great, even if they may never come back.
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.
The Edmonton Oilers have re-signed defenceman Caleb Jones to a two-year contract extension, the club announced Wednesday. Jones has appeared in 40 games with the club in his career scoring one goal and eight assists.
The National Hockey League Department of Player Safety has come down on Edmonton Oilers F Zack Kassian for his role in a Saturday incident with Calgary Flames F Matthew Tkachuk. Kassian has been suspended for two games under Rule 46.2 (Aggressor), the league said in a statement Monday evening.
The Oilers prospects have another week under their belts.
The World Juniors are over. For the Oilers prospects, Broberg comes away with the bronze and for Lavoie and Rodrigue, gold.
Kailer Yamamoto has been named to the American Hockey League all-star game as the only representative from the Oilers farm club.
Two former Edmonton Oilers have been named among seven inductees to the Alberta Hockey Hall of Fame’s 2020 class. Former Oilers coach and current team advisor Ken Hitchcock and Dr. Randy Gregg, who won five cups with the Oilers, were named to the class.
Ken Holland has found himself in a tricky situation halfway through his first season at the helm of the Edmonton Oilers.
The world juniors are well underway and I will track the four Oilers prospects that are in the tourney.
The schedule for the prospects is winding down into the new year, but as always, you are updated here, as to how they’re doing.