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The Edmonton Oilers are already loaded with explosive young forwards.Jordan Eberle and Taylor Hall are already two of the most dangerous scorers in the game. Ryan Nugent-Hopkins should be there by next season. The team bucked up to keep talented Ales Hemsky out of free agency. Sam Gagner is a solid supporting cast forward.Linus Omark is another talented youngster, but the Oilers are less committed to him – especially after the lad used Twitter reach out to other teams.Does Edmonton really want to invest in high-scoring winger Nail Yakupov with its first overall pick? Or should it move out of the pick for multiple assets and address more glaring needs on the blue line and in goal?“We're coming into a different phase with the young people in our organization,” Oilers GM Steve Tambellini told the Edmonton Journal. “We've got options. I could take the No. pick. I could trade back for a different pick and an established player.”The debate is already underway. Here is the experts ...
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For the third year in a row the Edmonton Oilers will have first pick in the NHL Entry Draft. After two years finishing in last place in the league and selecting Taylor Hall first overall in 2010 and Ryan Nugent-Hopkins first overall in 2011, they finished in second last place and won the draft lottery. Likely this means Edmonton will select Nail Yakupov in June. This is a significant...
The Edmonton Oilers will select first in the 2012 NHL Entry draft for the third straight year, the first team to do so since the Quebec Nordiques did in the late from 1989-91, where they selected Mats Sundin, Owen Nolan and Eric Lindros.
This was anther blow to the Columbus Blue Jackets, who just can’t buy a break.
Nail Yakupov is expected to be the first player drafted. Will...
The Edmonton Oilers haven’t lived up to expectations on the ice the past few NHL seasons even though they’ve had the first overall draft pick the last two years. The Oilers will now get a chance to improve their team once again this summer as they will once again draft first overall due to winning the NHL’s draft lottery on Apr. 10.
The Columbus Blue Jackets finished the current...
On NHL Playoffs Eve, the league’s biggest losers come together to find out which team is going to get the first overall pick in the upcoming draft. Since the Penguins are in the playoffs and will probably get one of the last picks in the first round, the only reason we really cared about last night’s Draft Lottery was because this year’s draft happens to be at little place...
When Sheldon Souray did it, it created a National stir but when Linus Omark publically requested a trade people wished him luck and gave it little thought. You see, Linus Omark seems to be at odds with the Oilers organization in this his contract year. Despite being very talented and gifted offensively he just hasn’t cracked the Oilers’ lineup on a full time basis. During some...
Today Steve Tambellini is a true believer in karma. His recent and random acts of benevolence are starting to look worthwhile – holding the door, returning the money, whatever it may be. Defying his 18.8% odds, Tambellini won the privilege to pick first overall in this year’s entry draft for the third consecutive time. Before the lottery was implemented...
Medicine Hat Tigers lose to Moose Jaw Warriors 4-3 in OT
It was a clean sweep Wednesday night in Alberta. The Edmonton Oil Kings took game 4 by a score of 6-0 and in southern Alberta the Moose Jaw Warriors took a 4-3 overtime victory over Edmonton Oilers’ goaltending prospect Tyler Bunz.
For Bunz, this was very likely his last WHL game and unfortunately this is not the way that...