From a management point of view, the professional tryout (PTO) is often referred to as bargain shopping. From a player’s perspective, it may offer one last shot to prove you still belong in the NHL. As far as the Edmonton Oilers are concerned, the hope is that this year’s trio of PTOs will offer some
In this edition of the Rumor Rundown, we look at how the Jagr signing came to be, if the Edmonton Oilers are looking at adding some depth on their blue line and which NHL teams are most likely to make a trade or sign players in the near future. How Jagr Became A Flame The
A 4-1 loss to the Carolina Hurricanes was not the result that the Washington Capitals wanted to see Saturday, but they got a standout performance from a number of players. The Washington lineup Saturday featured a number of prospects, including Jonas Siegenthaler and Jakub Vrana, but the two players who stood out the most were
With training camp around the corner, the Washington Capitals find themselves with questions. Can their young, promising prospects fill the voids on their main roster left by high-scorers like Marcus Johansson and Justin Williams? And more importantly, if they can’t, what’s the next step? For general manager Brian MacLellan, the answer lies in professional tryouts.