IT'S MORNING IN EDMONTON

Lowetide
April 19 2015 09:46AM

Our minds can barely accept the events of last night but they are so very true. The Edmonton Oilers won the draft lottery that mattered and have hockey's latest chosen one in their sights. There are myriad stories surrounding the Oilers and McDavid but there's only one thing that matters this morning. They won the damn lottery!

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THE OILERS WIN DRAFT LOTTERY!

baggedmilk
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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WEALTH BADLY SPENT

Robin Brownlee
April 18 2015 02:01PM

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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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THE PACIFIC WAR ROOM

Nation World HQ
April 18 2015 07:30AM

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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

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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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