Reid Schaefer, Zack Kassian, Duncan Keith, and more

Reid Schaefer, Zack Kassian, Duncan Keith, and more

The Edmonton Oilers got the player they wanted at the 2022 NHL Entry Draft when they selected local lad Reid Schaefer from the Seattle Thunderbirds with the 32n/a pick Thursday, but they returned from Montreal with more than the big winger from Spruce Grove. While Schaefer might prove to be a valuable addition up front … Read more

Leaving Montreal with lots of questions – OILERSNATION

Leaving Montreal with lots of questions – OILERSNATION

As I fly back to Edmonton from Montreal, I can’t help but feel like we got more questions than answers regarding the Oilers over the last 48 hours. I’ll get to that in a second. First, the experience of covering my first NHL Draft was awesome. Canadians fans brought the noise on night one and … Read more

Edmonton Oilers select Reid Schaefer with the 32nd overall pick

Edmonton Oilers select Reid Schaefer with the 32nd overall pick

With the 32nd overall pick, the Edmonton Oilers used the last pick in the first round to select power forward, Reid Schaefer, from the Seattle Thunderbirds of the WHL. After coming into the 2022 entry draft without much of an idea who the Edmonton Oilers were targeting with their first round pick, we finally got … Read more

Jesse Puljujarvi Trade Winds Are Blowing

Jesse Puljujarvi Trade Winds Are Blowing

The trade winds in Montreal have reached such a level that even my sparse follicles can feel their tastes. I can’t recall a time when so many highly productive players could be changing teams in one off-season. Johnny Gaudreau (115 points), JT Miller (99), Nazem Kadri (87), Filip Forsberg (84), Vladimir Tarasenko (82), Alex DeBrincat … Read more

Dustin Schwartz Returns, Trades, NHL Entry Draft, and More

Leaving Montreal with lots of questions – OILERSNATION

Montreal hosts the NHL starting today as draft-eligible players, scouts, managers, coaches, media and fans converge for the 2022 NHL entry draft. Teams will conduct some final interviews with players, talk to opposing GMs about trades today, tomorrow and Wednesday and then the first round of the draft begins Thursday evening at 5 pm MT. … Read more

Power signs contract with Sabers, was No. 1 pick in 2021 Draft

Power signs contract with Sabers, was No. 1 pick in 2021 Draft

Owen Powerthe No. 1 pick of the 2021 NHL Draft, signed a three-year, entry-level contract with the Buffalo Sabers on Friday. The 19-year-old defenseman will join the Sabers in Tampa, Florida, on Saturday, ahead of Buffalo’s game at the Tampa Bay Lightning on Sunday, and he is expected to make his NHL debut at the … Read more