Riley Nash Might Never Be an Edmonton Oiler

June 10th, 2010 by Alex Thomas Leave a reply »
In the 2007 NHL entry draft, the Edmonton Oilers stepped up to the stage to make the 21st overall pick.

With that pick the Oilers selected Center Riley Nash. Nash is seen as a good prospect by the Oilers, and Oilers fans.

Sounds like another player that will be part of the rebuild right? That's just not the case, Nash and the Oilers are at odds over Nash's move to play hockey at Cornell again this season, instead of moving on in his career and continue to develop into a solid prospect.

Riley Nash is going to be a good NHL player, there is no doubt there. However, the Oilers might not be able to sign him, meaning that he would re-enter the draft and the Oilers would lose a former first round pick for nothing.

Rumor out there from the pipeline show's Guy Flaming is that the Bruins offered up forward Mikko Lehtonen for Nash earlier in the season, however the Oilers rejected that.

If the Oilers can't get Nash signed this type of trade might be something to look for at the draft, or even the Oilers adding Nash to a deal in order to get another first round pick

Now the Bruins aren't the only team that is inter ...

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