SHOULD I STAY OR SHOULD I GO?

After what is being universally described as a quality draft, the Edmonton Oilers organization can now focus on free agency. Which brings us to a question…

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TOP 20 PROSPECTS, SUMMER 2017

The Edmonton Oilers entered the 2017 entry draft badly in need of skilled forwards….

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HARVEST MOON 2017

We entered the weekend under the impression the Edmonton Oilers would draft…

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OILERS AT 208: PHIL KEMP

US National Development Team, loaded program. I had him at No. 45 on my USA…

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OILERS AT 177: SKYLER BRIND’AMOUR

Brendan Ross, McKeens: “The son of former NHL star Rod Brind’Amour,…

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OILERS AT 146: KIRILL MAKSIMOV

Bob McKenzie Honorable Mention. Steve Kournianos: Excitable scoring winger who was a model of inconsistency until a midseason trade from Saginaw to Niagara,…

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OILERS AT 115: OSTAP SAFIN

Great damned pick. Bob McKenzie had him No. 51, I had him No. 52. No. 52 L Ostap Safin, Sparta Praha (Cze). Big forward, good skater, has plus skills….

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OILERS AT 84: DMITRI SAMORUKOV

Bob McKenzie had him No. 76. Craig Button had him No. 53. I had him No. 133. No. 133 LD Dmitri Samorukov, Guelph (OHL). Giant defenseman, two-way type….

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OILERS AT 78: STUART SKINNER

Skinner was ranked No. 71 on the Bob McKenzie list. More to come. Draft Analyst from Top Prospects Game: Goalies rarely hurt their reputations from a…

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2017 DRAFT DAY TWO: MORE SKILL TO COME

The Edmonton Oilers entered the 2017 draft in need of skill and found it in the smallest available package. Kailer Yamamoto was rated as one of the three…

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OILERS AT 22: KAILER YAMAMOTO

Oilers select Kailer Yamamoto More to come. R Kailer Yamamoto, Spokane Chiefs (WHL). The Black Book:  “An electric player with dynamic offensive ability,…

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HERE COMES THE SUN (2017 DRAFT EDITION)

So this is Christmas, for fans like me. The first NHL Entry Draft I recall was 1971, and it will never leave my memory. Why? Well, it was front page news…

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OILERS SIGN RUSSELL

The Edmonton Oilers have signed Kris Russell. Four years, $16 million, front loaded, modified no trade as per Ryan Rishaug on TSN. KRIS RUSSELL 2016-17…

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