Draft was worth the wait for Oil Kings defenceman

Draft was worth the wait for Oil Kings defenceman

VANCOUVER — When a player is projected to go as high as late in the first round, having to leave Day 1 of the NHL Draft without a sweater isn’t easy. Read More

Source: Edmonton Journal
Date: 2019-06-23

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Oilers Enter UFA Courting Period With Options

Oilers Enter UFA Courting Period With Options

The 2019 NHL Entry Draft is now behind us. The Edmonton Oilers made six selections, including the 8th overall pick. With new top prospect Philip Broberg and the rest of the 2019 draft class off to Edmonton for development camp on Monday, the front office can turn its attention to the NHL roster. The Oilers didn’t make any trades on draft weekend, but sources indicate that it wasn’t for a lack of trying. The Oilers had numerous conversations with teams, including the Montreal Canadiens, San

Source: The Oilers Rig
Date: 2019-06-22

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Having added top KHL stopper Ilya Konovalov, how will the Oilers handle a crowded goalie pipeline?

Edmonton added to their goalie logjam, drafting KHL stopper Ilya Konovalov with a third-round selection, No. 85 overall.

Source: The Athletic
Date: 2019-06-22

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Harvest Moon 2019

Harvest Moon 2019

These are not your Dad’s Edmonton Oilers. The organization that was built on the back of boys from Ontario and the west drafted not a one player from the OHL or WHL this weekend. Incredible. LOWETIDE PROJECTED WEEKEND First round, No. 8 overall — RC Dylan Cozens, Lethbridge Hurricanes (WHL). NHLE: 29.4 Second round, No. 38 overall —  R Samuel Fagemo, Frolunda (SHL). NHLE: 28.3 Third round, No. 85 overall —  LC Blake Murray, Sudbury Wolves (OHL).  NHLE: 19.0 Fourth rou

Source: Lowetide
Date: 2019-06-22

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Oilers second round pick earned rave reviews heading into the draft

Oilers second round pick earned rave reviews heading into the draft

VANCOUVER — The reviews on Raphael Lavoie are so glowing they sound like they were written by family members. Read More

Source: Edmonton Journal
Date: 2019-06-22

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NHL Draft wrap: Edmonton Oilers add size, speed and skill to their future with key picks Philip Broberg, Raphael Lavoie

NHL Draft wrap: Edmonton Oilers add size, speed and skill to their future with key picks Philip Broberg, Raphael Lavoie

Edmonton Oilers stuck to the script at the 2019 NHL Draft, hanging on to their six (remaining) selections and using them to choose four forwards, one defenceman and one goaltender. Read More

Source: Edmonton Journal
Date: 2019-06-22

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Oilers Select Maxim Denezhkin 193rd Overall

Oilers Select Maxim Denezhkin 193rd Overall

The Edmonton Oilers made their final selection of the 2019 NHL Entry Draft on Saturday afternoon. With the 193rd overall pick, the Oilers selected F Maxim Denezhkin. Denezhkin joins Philip Broberg, Raphael Lavoie, Ilya Konovalov, Matej Blumel and Tomas Mazura as Oilers’ 2019 draft class. The focus will now turn to the NHL roster, which GM Ken Holland is expected to tinker in the coming days and weeks. In fact, the NHL is expected to announce the official salary cap number for the 2019-20 seas

Source: The Oilers Rig
Date: 2019-06-22

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Edmonton Oilers draft C Maxim Denezhkin 193rd overall

With their sixth and final pick at the 2019 NHL Draft, the Edmonton Oilers selected centreman, Maxim Denezhkin, at 193rd overall. At 5’9″ and 165 pounds, Maxim Denezhkin is easily the smallest prospect chosen by the Edmonton Oilers this weekend. The left-handed native of Yaroslav, Russia, is said to be a playmaking centre with a decent shot and willingness to get to the tough areas, which led him to be one of the top scorers on Russia’s best junior team. As you’ll see in the scouting r

Source: Oilers Nation
Date: 2019-06-22

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Oilers Round Out Draft with Maxim Denezhkin

Oilers Round Out Draft with Maxim Denezhkin

The Oilers opted to go for a Russian with their final pick of the 2019 Draft That’s a wrap! The Edmonton Oilers ended their draft by selecting 5’9 Russian Centerman, Maxim Denezhkin. Denezhkin spent last season in the MHL with Loko Yaroslavl putting up 39pts in 51gp. He did get a one-game try-out in the KHL but came away with nothing to show for it. His stat line doesn’t scream too much in either direction of play-maker or sniper as he put up 22 goals and notched 17 assists. He was rank

Source: Copper N Blue
Date: 2019-06-22

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Oilers at No. 193: Maxim Denezhkin

Oilers final pick of the day is a Russian, meaning the organization ignored the WHL and OHL this weekend. That’s breaking news. Corey Pronman had him No. 102. He’s a December 2000. He’s also one of the best Oilers picks on the day. Corey Pronman: He’s a versatile forward, and has the skill and hockey sense to create offense. He’s a very good passer and finisher who scores with his above-average shot but also by attacking the net hard. The Draft Analyst: A hard-working two-way

Source: Lowetide
Date: 2019-06-22

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