Oilers Select Raphael Lavoie 38th overall

Oilers Select Raphael Lavoie 38th overall

The Edmonton Oilers selected D Philip Broberg with the eighth overall pick last night to kick off their 2019 NHL Draft. Today, with the 38th overall pick, the Oilers selected forward Raphael Lavoie. Lavoie posted boxcars of 32-41-73 in 62 games for the QMJHL’s Halifax Mooseheads during the 2018-19 season. Here’s a look at Lavoie’s scouting report via The Draft Analyst. A puck-possessing machine with speed, size and excellent awareness in the offensive zone, Lavoie was one of the QMJHL’

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

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Oilers at No. 38: Raphael Lavoie

I had him No. 26, this is excellent value. Adam Sherren: “Lavoie is a big physical force who is that old fashioned power forward.” He is a strong skater and has a goal-scorer’s touch. Aggressive, a force. Corey Pronman: He’s 6-foot-4, skates well for a big man and has a high skill level.  Scott Wheeler: He gets to the net at will and he has the ability to finish plays in tight by pounding home rebounds or using some impressive stick handling to beat goalies with a deke.

Source: Lowetide
Date: 2019-06-22

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Draft Day: First Round Selection Surprises Many Oilers Fans

Edmonton chooses to add another left shot defenseman with their first round draft selection. Ken Holland decided to take Philip Broberg with their first pick (8th overall) in the draft.  The Swedish defense man is known for being a great skater but not much else.  He was able to be named Best Defense man in […] Draft Day: First Round Selection Surprises Many Oilers Fans - Oil On Whyte - Oil On Whyte - An Edmonton Oilers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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Date: 2019-06-22

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The 2019 Copper and Blue NHL Draft Thread: Day 2

The 2019 Copper and Blue NHL Draft Thread:  Day 2

One pick down, the rest to go. The Oilers swung for Swedish defenceman Philip Broberg in the first round of this year’s entry draft. Who’s next? Round two begins promptly at 11 AM, join our crew to discuss all the day’s dealings.

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

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Inside the Nation: Previewing day two of the NHL Draft and a Broberg breakdown

With day one of the NHL Draft in the books and rounds 2-7 still to come, Dusty Nielson is back with another episode of Inside the Nation to break it all down. In today’s episode, Dusty breaks down the Philip Broberg selection from last night, including where he fits on the prospect depth chart, and previews day two with a list of players the Oilers might be interested in with their second round pick. To kick off today’s edition of Inside the Nation, Dusty starts off with a look at the Phil

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Date: 2019-06-22

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2019 DRAFT DAY TWO: THE NEED FOR SPEED

Ken Holland’s first draft pick as general manager of the Edmonton Oilers will be remembered for a long time. Will it be a home run or a strikeout? Too soon to say. First thing to do is calm your tits. Seriously, we’re miles from knowing about this player. The selection wasn’t a “value” pick based on my list, but Pronman had him No. 9 overall (here). Second, let’s go back and read what Swedish Poster told us: The biggest ticket this year is Philip Broberg, 6’3 LHD who can

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Date: 2019-06-22

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Day one of the NHL Entry Draft and what lies ahead for the Edmonton Oilers

Mothers cried, fathers smiled, and lives changed forever. 31 young men found themselves drafted in the first round of the NHL Entry draft and now today, another 186 will hear their names called; a life long goal for every player. The New Jersey Devils kicked things off by selecting unanimous C Jack Hughes first overall, while the New York Rangers took Finnish star F Kappo Kakko second overall. From there, things got interesting. C Kirby Dach was a bit of a surprise pick to the Chicago Blackha

Source: Oilers Nation
Date: 2019-06-22

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The heat is on Ken Holland’s Oilers for Day 2 of the NHL Draft

Holland will have improved the future via the draft, and will look to impact the present in free agency. I wouldn't rule out a trade soon.

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Date: 2019-06-22

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Many highly-rated players dropped out of first round. Which one will Edmonton Oilers draft?

Many highly-rated players dropped out of first round. Which one will Edmonton Oilers draft?

On Day 2 of the NHL entry draft, the Edmonton Oilers have the sixth pick, 38th overall in the draft, and there's plenty of top drawer offensive talent remaining, at least if you go by the consensus of public draft experts. Read More

Source: Edmonton Journal
Date: 2019-06-22

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Oilers Draft Day 1 recap – Day 2 Preview

Oilers Draft Day 1 recap – Day 2 Preview

By the OilKnight 06/21/19 ~ courtesy of sportsnet.ca ~ ~ ~ What a day. Despite numerous reports WEEKS before the draft by several sources that Edmonton was going to draft Swedish defenceman Philip Broberg, I was convinced it was all a smokescreen in an attempt to convince another team to jump the Oilers or offer them a deal to trade down. After all, who tells all other 30 teams who they are drafting ahead of time? What advantage is there to that? If anything, you open yourself up to

Source: The Oil Knight
Date: 2019-06-22

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