April 18 2015 06:16PM

We did it! I can't believe the Oilers won the lottery! McDavid is coming to Edmonton!... probably.

More to come.

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Robin Brownlee
April 18 2015 02:01PM

Craig MacTavish17

Winning the lottery is one thing. Hanging onto that wealth, spending it wisely and building on it, be it the first overall pick in the NHL Entry Draft or millions of dollars by way of a lucky ticket, is quite another.

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Nation World HQ
April 18 2015 07:30AM


In an effort to keep fans aware of the comings and goings of the other teams in the Smythe Pacific Division… The fine folks at The Royal Half have created the Pacific War Room… a wrap-up of the past season in the Pacific from some of the best and brightest bloggers who cover Pacific Division teams. In order of the Pacific Division standings… we present the Pacific War Room!

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Do you feel lucky?

Jason Gregor
April 17 2015 10:31AM

Do you feel lucky Oilers fans?

For the 5th time in franchise history the Oilers have a chance to win the lottery and receive the first overall pick. The odds are different this season, and ironically the four teams whose odds decreased from previous years, Buffalo, Arizona, Edmonton and Toronto, all have a shot at the first overall pick, but all of them also have two first round selections in what is considered the deepest draft in the NHL since 2003.

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It's OK, Blame The Goalie

Matt Henderson
April 17 2015 08:41AM

We all know the Oilers goaltending was, at best, a complete and total disaster last year (and the year before). Deep down in our hearts, we know this to be true. Still though, there are going to be people who refuse to believe that goaltending was to blame. Yes, Scrivens and Fasth were dead last among their peers in almost every important category, but…you know…that defense, or something. Obviously the people who say these things are wrong, but it’s not entirely their fault. It’s the way they were raised.

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