Originally posted on Lowetide  |  Last updated 12/1/11
Winter 2011: #6Summer 2011: #9Winter 2010: #20Summer 2010: NR Edmonton might have a good one here. Tyler Bunz has been tracking very well since his draft day and might be the rarest of all things: a starting goaltender drafted by the Oilers. I'm no goaltending expert but have been following the Oilers long enough to spot new trends. Whereas the Moog-Fuhr draft era was a matter of hitting a big fly twice in quick succession, most of Oiler history is filled with failed G prospects drafted from the back of the cupboard. The Devan Dubnyk draft--a first rounder who has progressed to the point where he is heir apparent--is highly unusual in Oilers history. I believe Tyler Bunz represents a few "new trends" for the Oilers. Let's begin with the goalie himself describing his style:"I think my size is definitely a strength for myself, I can move well for a big guy and love to battle-I never give up on the puck. I like to play the puck as well, I feel it keeps me focused on the game more. I ...
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