The Nation Notebook: Capitals go all in, Burrows, Boyle, Pulkkinen dealt in pre-deadline trades

Christian Pagnani
February 28 2017 07:00AM


The Nation Network Notebook is a regular feature that rounds up interesting news, stories, and rumours from around the NHL that don't quite deserve their own article.

More trades! Washington acquires Kevin Shattenkirk. The Leafs add depth at centre. The Canucks finally act like the sellers they should have been years ago. Pulkkinen gets another NHL shot and who is left to be moved between non and Wednesday's deadline?

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February 28 2017 06:40AM

In the final installment of AHL targets, we head to the Atlantic Division in our search for NHL-ready (or close) prospects who may be available in a deadline (or summer) trade.

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February 27 2017 09:40PM

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This is Iiro Pakarinen. The young Oilers winger has endured an injury and a long recuperation since training camp. Now he is in the every night lineup and posting some offense. Pakarinen is among 48 skaters on Edmonton's 50-man roster currently. As we get ready for the trade deadline, here is a look at each man and his status with the club moving forward. Photo by Mark Williams, all rights reserved.

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Ten years ago today, the rebuild began with the Ryan Smyth trade

Cam Lewis
February 27 2017 05:00PM


February 27th, 2007 was the end of one era and the beginning of another. It's a day that all Edmonton Oilers fans surely remember. Hell, a lot of us shed some tears, whether in public or in he privacy of our own homes when the news broke. Ten years ago today, Ryan Smyth, the team's heart and soul, was traded to the New York Islanders. 

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Oilers 3rd quarter report card

Jason Gregor
February 27 2017 03:31PM

Glass Half Full

After 62 games the Oilers had a record of 33-21-8, sitting ten points up on ninth place Los Angeles.

The Oilers were 12-8-1 in the first quarter, 9-9-6 in the second and went 12-7-1 (I used 21 games for the first and second quarter, and 20 for the third and fourth).

They have been very consistent picking up 25, 24 and 25 in each quarter thus far.

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