Lucky Star

Lucky Star

When the Edmonton Oilers selected Philip Broberg at No. 8 overall on Friday night, it set off a countdown to selection No. 38. Depending on how you count these things, by the end of the first round there were 6-10 legit scoring forwards still on the board. Only two (Arthur Kaliyev and Bobby Brink) went in the second round before Edmonton selected Raphael Lavoie, and as it turned out the team could have picked any of Nick Robertson, Egor Afanasyev, Nils Hoglander and several others. Ken Hol

Source: Lowetide
Date: 2019-06-23

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Edmonton Oilers Top 10 Prospects: Post-Draft Edition

Edmonton Oilers Top 10 Prospects: Post-Draft Edition

The Edmonton Oilers left Vancouver yesterday with six new prospects selected over the course of two days. Edmonton opened their weekend with the selection of Philip Broberg 8th overall, then added another first-round talent in Raphael Lavoie with the 38th overall pick. The initial reaction to Edmonton’s draft class is mixed. On paper, the Oilers did pretty well. They got two first round talents and added a goaltender with outstanding numbers in the KHL at just 20 years-old. The bottom line? W

Source: The Oilers Rig
Date: 2019-06-23

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Oilers Prospect Update: 2016 Draft Class

Oilers Prospect Update: 2016 Draft Class

It usually takes five years after a draft for NHL teams to really know what they have in a player. Sure, there are superstars like Connor McDavid and Auston Matthews, who have an immediate impact at the NHL level. But most prospects need additional time to hone their craft in junior, college, or the minor leagues before stepping into an NHL lineup. We are three years removed from the 2016 NHL Draft. Enough time has passed to get a sense of the direction in which those draftees are trending.

Source: The Hockey Writers
Date: 2019-06-23

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OILERS TOP TEN PROSPECTS: Post-Draft Edition

The Oilers added another group of prospects to the pipeline on Saturday and a couple of them have managed to work their way into my post-draft Top Ten. 1. Evan Bouchard – D – London Knights 45GP: 16G – 37A = 53 points (OHL) Many people were worried that Bouchard couldn’t gain anything by going back to junior but he put together a hell of a season finishing with 53 points in 45 games played. Bouchard joined me on the smash hit Nielson show on Thursday morning, and said the most importan

Source: Oilers Nation
Date: 2019-06-23

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JONES: Oilers fans need to let Holland do what he does best

JONES: Oilers fans need to let Holland do what he does best

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Source: The Edmonton Sun
Date: 2019-06-23

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Mixed reviews from pundits and experts Edmonton Oilers work at 2019 draft

Mixed reviews from pundits and experts Edmonton Oilers work at 2019 draft

The reviews and report cards of the 2019 draft are coming in, with the Edmonton Oilers often failing to get a passing grade. Read More

Source: Edmonton Journal
Date: 2019-06-23

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Edmonton Oilers Draft Recap

Edmonton Oilers Draft Recap

By the OilKnight 06/22/20 ~ Courtesy of Sportsnet.ca The 2020 Draft has come and gone, with 6 new prospects now a part of the Edmonton Oilers organization. There were some controversial picks to say the least, as the Oilers attempted to add some much needed speed & skill to their pipeline. The results were mixed, as were my post pick analysis of them, which seem to trigger several members of our nice little Twitter fanbase. I try to call things like I see them and provide unbiased o

Source: The Oil Knight
Date: 2019-06-23

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Raphael Lavoie’s QMJHL coach is confident the Oilers’ No. 38 pick will prove worth the wait

If there was even the slightest bit of disappointment in having to wait until Day 2 to be selected at No. 38, Lavoie wasn’t showing it.

Source: The Athletic
Date: 2019-06-23

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Wrapping Up the Oilers 2019 Draft

Wrapping Up the Oilers 2019 Draft

How Did the Oilers Fare in the 2019 Entry Draft? The 2019 NHL Entry Draft has come and gone; the Oilers have selected six player to join the team through the draft process. Overall, the draft may be described as a bit of a mixed bag for Oilers fans. That's a wrap from Vancouver!The #Oilers leave #NHLDraft with six new prospects:8️⃣ Philip Broberg (D)3️⃣8️⃣ Raphael Lavoie (F)8️⃣5️⃣ Ilya Konovalov (G)1️⃣0️⃣0️⃣ Matej Blumel (F)1️⃣6️⃣2️⃣ Tomas Mazura (

Source: Copper N Blue
Date: 2019-06-23

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Grading the Edmonton Oilers’ 2019 draft class

Corey Pronman grades how the team performed at the draft, and details what to expect from the prospects and how they fit into the system.

Source: The Athletic
Date: 2019-06-23

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