LOTTERY PICKS FOR 2014

Lowetide
February 09 2014 10:45AM

Be Bad for Ekblad. Death Rattle for Draisaitl. The early draft chants for 2014 aren't exactly poetry, and the sheer number of them tells us there's no clear cut favorite for the top spot this time. The new year does bring us some clarity, and the top 5 seem to be surrounded. Here's a guess about the current lay of the land for the 2014 NHL entry draft.

Since 2010, Edmonton Oiler fans have received an education with the entry draft. At this point, NHL teams could probably hire a group of people at any area Oodle Noodle and get an in-depth summary of how the draft works, the value of taking a defenseman in the lottery picks, and how well you can answer "Taylor versus Tyler" four years later.

Here are the 7 best prospects for this year's Entry draft:

  1. D Aaron Ekblad, Barrie (OHL) 41, 18-23-41 -4. Despite a tough outing this week, Ekblad remains the top man on the list at this time. 6.04, 216 and sporting a mature frame, Ekblad might be the most able plug-and-play defenseman in some time. If he's on the board when the  Oilers pick, expect a MacGregor sprint to the podium.
  2. C Sam Reinhart, Kootenay (WHL) 43, 27-49-76 +17. Reinhart is going to make this difficult if his offense continues to blossom. In his last 10 games, Reinhart is 11-15-26 and is rocking the dub. His NHL equivalency (82, 15-28-43) is clear of RNH's in his draft year. Similar to Nuge in that he's a cerebral player with a wide range of skills.
  3. C Sam Bennett, Kingston (OHL). 46, 29-50-79 +33. This player could end up jumping past Ekblad/Reinhart for a couple of reasons. His offense is on par with Reinhart, and his range of skills is also his equal. Bennett's "kicker" is that he's a physical center and that might tip the balance. The fact that he plays in superstar factory OHL may also benefit him. His equal strength goal totals and birthdate may also help.
  4. C Leon Draisaitl, Prince Albert (WHL). 46, 22-44-66 -1. Big center with playmaking skill was a contender for #1 overall until a disappointing World Junior tournament. Draisaitl is sometimes called "the German Gretzky" because of his excellent skills and anticipation. Scouts love the tool box inside his 6'1", 209-pound frame, but would like him to use his size more often.
  5. L Michael Dal Colle, Oshawa (OHL). 53, 32-44-76 +9. In his last 18 games, Dal Colle is 9-11-20, so he's down slightly from the fast train start to his season. 6.02, 171 he's a very good skater and has plus skills. NHL teams would love Dal Colle to play a more physical style, but his offense probably gets him inside the top 5 anyway.
  6. L Jake Virtanen, Calgary (WHL). 55, 33-18-51 +14. A terrfic skater with great hands and a late birthday, Virtanen is 6.01, 210. His 85pims and playing style suggest he may have a future as a power forward in the NHL, making him the most attractive option of that player-type in this year's draft.
  7. C Ivan Barbashev, Moncton (QMJHL). 40, 21-35-56 -7. The young Russian is trending courtesy a terrific recent run. In his last 11 games, Barbashev is 8-11-19 and ripping up the Q. Bob McKenzie had him number 13 but this recent run should get him well inside the top 10.

EDMONTON'S LIST!

Since 2008 (and Stu MacGregor's hiring) the Oilers have been "risk averse" with their first round selections. There have been no Jesse Niinimaki's, nary a trade down for Pouliot and not one Schremp in the boat. First round selections since 2008: Eberle, Paajarvi, Hall, Nuge, Klefbom, Yakupov and Nurse. Risk. Averse. In fact, the McKenzie list is now an excellent guide for Oiler fans, a far cry from "there's no picture of Alexei Mikhnov in the Hockey news, no stats online and he appears to have no passport to get out of upper Balticica."

I expect that the Oilers will select Ekblad if he's there, but if Buffalo selects first and they take the defender, the Oilers will either trade out (a very real possibility) or grab one of Reinhart or Bennett. Would they draft Sam Reinhart and trade for Griffin Reinhart same day? They could.

WHAT DOES IT ALL MEAN?

This is going to be a tough draft to judge, because all of the prospects are so close. It'll be years before we know, and the Oilers have a nice group to choose from if they keep their first round selection. Keep an eye on the defenseman.

We'll look at this year's class again before the end of the season, but this group of 7 has emerged from the pack.

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#1 RexHolez
February 09 2014, 10:49AM
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Yay, another year talkin lottery picks

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#2 Ricky's Jalapeno Chips
February 09 2014, 11:03AM
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Lowetide, how would you see a trade for Griffin R. coming about?

What would it take for the Isles to give him up?

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#3 Naky
February 09 2014, 11:04AM
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Draft Reinheart and then trade for both Reinhearts would make for such a ridiculous media fueled story that I can almost see it happening. Lowe would probably try to equate it to having all the Staal brothers or something because he's a winner.

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#5 ThatButthurtOilersFan
February 09 2014, 11:18AM
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Oilers need to draft a goalie this year, in the top 5 rounds. We pretty much have only two G prospects in the whole system, Bunz and Brossoit, and I don't think Bunz is going to pan out. If we can trade Smyth for a second rounder and we draft a really good G prospect, I think that would be best.

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#6 DSF
February 09 2014, 11:18AM
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Assuming Buffalo picks 1st, I think it highly unlikely they'll take a D with so many blue chip D prospects already in their system.

Tyler Meyers - 24

Brayden McNabb -23

Mark Pysyk -22

Rasmus Ristolainen - 19

Nikita Zadorov -18

Having said that, I think they'll jump on the best available C.

And, of course they may have another top 5 pick if the NYI decide to let them take it this year.

They could also end up with a couple more late first rounders if or when they trade Miller and Moulson.

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#7 VK63
February 09 2014, 11:19AM
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A Stu Mac sprint would be amusing. :))

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#8 Starving Student
February 09 2014, 11:23AM
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Death Rattle? Suck Bile for Draisaitl!

Is there no interest in Nick Ritchie? What are your thoughts on Brendan Lemieux in the 2nd? We could use a little of what he brings if he plays anything like his pops.

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#9 Randaman
February 09 2014, 11:29AM
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I see Buffalo selecting either Reinhart or Bennett as they are loaded on defence. Maybe they work a deal with someone for a top tier forward/centre and draft Ekblad? Personally I think Bennett is our best option. Comparison is Doug Gilmour, his G.M by the way. Not to shabby if you ask me. We need a gritty skilled centre more than Ekblad with what we have coming up. Nurse, Klefbom, Gernat, etc. the cupboards are pretty bare at the centre position. Maybe Monohan becomes available if Ekblad is still on the board when the time comes. That is if we pick before Calgary which I think will not be the case. Lots of scenarios will be in play before then so who really knows. If Ekblad is who we pick, I am fine with the twin towers anchoring our defence for many years. Maybe they trade the pick for a #2 centre + ?

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#10 Randaman
February 09 2014, 11:31AM
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@ThatButthurtOilersFan

Agreed but you really think Smyth brings back a 2nd round pick? Maybe a 3rd but no more.

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#11 Tuningout
February 09 2014, 11:33AM
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Lowetide wrote:

Islanders need to recover this coming season, expectations are higher as they ready for the move to Brooklyn. I think Griffin Reinhart could be had, suspect a more established player would be the ask.

So, that's what I'm thinking. Griffin Reinhart for an NHL player.

Ugh. Can the Oilers really afford to trade any more NHL players for prospects and rookies. If this trade happens and it could just because Oil Kings. Doesn't that mean the Oilers starting lineup next year may have 4 rookie defenseman and a rookie 2C in Reinhart. :( blah

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#12 Chet134
February 09 2014, 11:34AM
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Lowetide wrote:

Islanders need to recover this coming season, expectations are higher as they ready for the move to Brooklyn. I think Griffin Reinhart could be had, suspect a more established player would be the ask.

So, that's what I'm thinking. Griffin Reinhart for an NHL player.

Lowetide, why would we trade for Griffin Reinhart, a 3/4 defensemam at the next level. G Reinhart reminds me of Luke Schenn. We have too many of those type of D man. (Kleffboom, Mauricin, Petry,) What a wasted trade. We need to trade for Dman that young, established in the NHL, can play 1/2 minutes with term on there contract.

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#13 Randaman
February 09 2014, 11:35AM
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Lowetide wrote:

Islanders need to recover this coming season, expectations are higher as they ready for the move to Brooklyn. I think Griffin Reinhart could be had, suspect a more established player would be the ask.

So, that's what I'm thinking. Griffin Reinhart for an NHL player.

Interesting possibility. Does Gagner + a second rounder next year get that done? I have my doubts but with Snow in charge who knows. Headline: Snow trades for Snow Pants. LOL

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#15 Taylor Gang
February 09 2014, 12:00PM
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I could see the Oilers passing the Flames with a late season push if they continue their strong play as of late. If that were to happen, would Calgary pick up Ekblad ahead of us just like Monahan last year?

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#16 Romulus' Apotheosis
February 09 2014, 12:01PM
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I'm pleasantly surprised to see you rate Barbashev so high.

I'm big on him too. If we were picking in the 8-12 range he'd be my target for sure.

With him there might be some concern about how true a center he is.

I still favor Draisaitl to the others. I don't do D in the first 10-15 picks and of the Cs available, he strikes me as the best fit for the Oil.

I think Oiler fans would sour on him pretty quick though. Not enough dickishness in him.

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#17 Romulus' Apotheosis
February 09 2014, 12:04PM
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DSF wrote:

Assuming Buffalo picks 1st, I think it highly unlikely they'll take a D with so many blue chip D prospects already in their system.

Tyler Meyers - 24

Brayden McNabb -23

Mark Pysyk -22

Rasmus Ristolainen - 19

Nikita Zadorov -18

Having said that, I think they'll jump on the best available C.

And, of course they may have another top 5 pick if the NYI decide to let them take it this year.

They could also end up with a couple more late first rounders if or when they trade Miller and Moulson.

I think you need to put the two thoughts together.

I was thinking no way BUF takes Ekblad because of all the young D too until I realized how many top picks they may have.

It really depends on where the other picks fall and if they want a D from that range or a F… who knows how their scouting team ranks these players.

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#18 TayLordBalls
February 09 2014, 12:07PM
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Griffin Reinhart plays angry and with an edge:

"Anybody can become angry — that is easy, but to be angry with the right person and to the right degree and at the right time and for the right purpose, and in the right way — that is not within everybody's power and is not easy."

Aristotle

...almost a Pronger

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#19 admiralmark
February 09 2014, 12:10PM
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As much as this team needs a top Pairing D... I am just too leary of drafting a D man in the top 5. The 2C position is almost as glaring a need so I would like to see either Reinhart or Bennet drafted this year.

I have a feeling that they are going to move up in the standings however and will be looking at the 5th pick by draft day. That being the case, I think a trade would be the right move.

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#20 a lg dubl dubl
February 09 2014, 12:12PM
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If the Oilers trade with the Islanders I hope Okposo is the guy coming back, has a mean streak, puts up 20+ goals a year, and signed for 2 more yrs on the cheap.

EDIT: unless of course Tavares asks for a trade.

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#21 DSF
February 09 2014, 12:19PM
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Romulus' Apotheosis wrote:

I think you need to put the two thoughts together.

I was thinking no way BUF takes Ekblad because of all the young D too until I realized how many top picks they may have.

It really depends on where the other picks fall and if they want a D from that range or a F… who knows how their scouting team ranks these players.

Given Buffalo's loaded D pipeline I would be surprised if they took a D in the first round.

Last season, Columbus had 3 first round picks (albeit no #1 overall) and picked 2 C's and a LW.

I would imagine Buffalo will follow the same strategy although they might take a D if they end up with 4 first round picks.

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#22 Taylor Gang
February 09 2014, 12:21PM
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Romulus' Apotheosis wrote:

I think you need to put the two thoughts together.

I was thinking no way BUF takes Ekblad because of all the young D too until I realized how many top picks they may have.

It really depends on where the other picks fall and if they want a D from that range or a F… who knows how their scouting team ranks these players.

I still think the allure of a defenseman is too strong for them, in the same way the allure of Ekblad is too strong for the Oilers.

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#23 Romulus' Apotheosis
February 09 2014, 12:22PM
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DSF wrote:

Given Buffalo's loaded D pipeline I would be surprised if they took a D in the first round.

Last season, Columbus had 3 first round picks (albeit no #1 overall) and picked 2 C's and a LW.

I would imagine Buffalo will follow the same strategy although they might take a D if they end up with 4 first round picks.

I think there's a good chance. But there's really no way to know.

At any rate, most of the Fs in the top are Cs and there's not a lot of separation. If this continues, it will come down to scouting preferences.

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#24 Romulus' Apotheosis
February 09 2014, 12:24PM
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Taylor Gang wrote:

I still think the allure of a defenseman is too strong for them, in the same way the allure of Ekblad is too strong for the Oilers.

I just don't think we can know.

As DSF notes the chain of D in Buf is really strong… but who knows.

Everyone thought the AVS would for sure take Jones (who looks greatly superior to Ekblad) because they had so many Fs, esp Cs, not to mention the emotionalism of it all… and look what happened.

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#25 Rama Lama
February 09 2014, 12:29PM
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Allan I would be most interested in what you think Hemsky could fetch in a year where the talent pool is considered shallow?

If guys like N. Schultz/Potter fetch a third rounder, then do you think a team picking in the latter part of the first round would offer a first round pick for Hemsky?

The thinking is that these assets at the draft allow for real hockey deals to be made. Perhaps we could package this with a player to get a top two defenceman?

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#26 Taylor Gang
February 09 2014, 12:32PM
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Romulus' Apotheosis wrote:

I just don't think we can know.

As DSF notes the chain of D in Buf is really strong… but who knows.

Everyone thought the AVS would for sure take Jones (who looks greatly superior to Ekblad) because they had so many Fs, esp Cs, not to mention the emotionalism of it all… and look what happened.

That's a great point, Jones was also from Colorado. I thought that would be a match made in heaven.

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#28 Woogie63
February 09 2014, 12:45PM
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We have clear problems at 2C, and 1/2 D.

If we land in the bottom 4 we have a prospect that addresses a need, so we win.

My preference,

Reinhart - solidify centre for years, maybe a 1C

Ekblad - seems you have to draft a 1/2 D, rare to get in a trade

Bennett - bigger, skilled 2C seem a perfect fit for us

Draisaitl - if we don't get the top three....

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#29 Kodiak
February 09 2014, 12:46PM
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a lg dubl dubl wrote:

If the Oilers trade with the Islanders I hope Okposo is the guy coming back, has a mean streak, puts up 20+ goals a year, and signed for 2 more yrs on the cheap.

EDIT: unless of course Tavares asks for a trade.

Yeah, shouldn't be hard to get Okposo from the Islanders. He's only 8th in scoring in the entire league with a cap hit of $2.8m for two more years. *facepalm*

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#30 Sliderule
February 09 2014, 12:47PM
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If the oilers can stay in bottom so they pick in top three the draft has everything they want. Two elite centres who are scoring at same rate as MacKinnon and are defensively responsible and a big defenceman who is on pace to score more goals than any defenceman picked in top five in the past ten years. Now if they just don't go on another meaningless win streak like they did last year it will be all good.

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#31 I AM KEVIN L.
February 09 2014, 12:50PM
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Another blog about the coming top draft pic? Indicative that this team sucks. Utterly sucks. While I am cautiously optimistic that the Oilers can achieve good things - as demonstrated by the past 5 or 6 games - I do believe that we need to get better yesterday and that our top pick must be dealt for D help now.

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#32 D
February 09 2014, 12:51PM
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DSF wrote:

Assuming Buffalo picks 1st, I think it highly unlikely they'll take a D with so many blue chip D prospects already in their system.

Tyler Meyers - 24

Brayden McNabb -23

Mark Pysyk -22

Rasmus Ristolainen - 19

Nikita Zadorov -18

Having said that, I think they'll jump on the best available C.

And, of course they may have another top 5 pick if the NYI decide to let them take it this year.

They could also end up with a couple more late first rounders if or when they trade Miller and Moulson.

Is this the year that the Oil take a D in the top 5, and does it make sense considering their current prospect pipeline?

Also, welcome back DSF.

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#33 Rod from Viking
February 09 2014, 01:02PM
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I AM KEVIN L. wrote:

Another blog about the coming top draft pic? Indicative that this team sucks. Utterly sucks. While I am cautiously optimistic that the Oilers can achieve good things - as demonstrated by the past 5 or 6 games - I do believe that we need to get better yesterday and that our top pick must be dealt for D help now.

The Oiler's pipeline of d men isn't that shabby either, they just need one or two better vets so the don't have to rush Nurse or Klefbom. I am betting they trade the pick for help as well but not till the draft, wouldn't it be funny if the Canucks keep free-falling and they pick before the Oilers, then Mr Gillis will get his walking papers, I can see them hiring DSF to replace him.

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#34 Romulus' Apotheosis
February 09 2014, 01:07PM
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The most credible recent source we've had on Hemsky's value is this:

http://www.ottawasun.com/2013/11/23/phillys-captain-claude-giroux-set-for-sochi-olympics

"Edmonton GM Craig MacTavish has been calling around to get a blueliner to replace D Ladislav Smid, who was dealt down the street to Calgary. The Oilers need help everywhere, however, teams are asking for young players in return. “They want to do something but they overrate their players which means the prices are high,” said a league executive. He should be able to get a top pick for UFA RW Ales Hemsky"

I'm guessing "top pick" means late first round, which makes sense from a playoff push team.

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#35 Rama Lama
February 09 2014, 01:16PM
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Lowetide wrote:

I have NO connections, believe me. However, I have been told on-air and read on-line that Hemsky's value on the open market is surprisingly low.

That was in the past, and maybe had to do with injury. However, I do think that most people would be disappointed with the return.

Example: I was told by a very credible Edmonton newspaper person that the best deadline offer for Hemsky before he signed last time was a second and a fourth.

Thanks Allan...........for what he would fetch I think it would be prudent on our part to keep him, he seems to be finally coming around. That is if we can can sign him to a "value contract"........he may be motivated to stay for a two year deal ?

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#36 DSF
February 09 2014, 01:18PM
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Rod from Viking wrote:

The Oiler's pipeline of d men isn't that shabby either, they just need one or two better vets so the don't have to rush Nurse or Klefbom. I am betting they trade the pick for help as well but not till the draft, wouldn't it be funny if the Canucks keep free-falling and they pick before the Oilers, then Mr Gillis will get his walking papers, I can see them hiring DSF to replace him.

Francesco Acquilinni, the Canucks owner, met with the team last night after the Toronto game, to assure them that he believes the Canucks are on the right track under Gillis.

Article here if you're interested:

http://www.theprovince.com/sports/Gillis+team+going+right/9486580/story.html

Certainly a Jekyll and Hyde story there.

The Canucks went 10-1-2 in December and then the wheels fell off in January.

Having as many as 4 of your top 6 D out at the same time as well as injuries to Burrows, Santorelli and now Henrik Sedin has no doubt taken a toll on the team but their almost total lack of goal scoring is very curious.

If there is one team that might benefit from the Olympic break, I would have to think it is the Canucks but I expect they will still have some serious issues if they can't get back to scoring at a more reasonable pace.

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#37 DSF
February 09 2014, 01:19PM
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Romulus' Apotheosis wrote:

The most credible recent source we've had on Hemsky's value is this:

http://www.ottawasun.com/2013/11/23/phillys-captain-claude-giroux-set-for-sochi-olympics

"Edmonton GM Craig MacTavish has been calling around to get a blueliner to replace D Ladislav Smid, who was dealt down the street to Calgary. The Oilers need help everywhere, however, teams are asking for young players in return. “They want to do something but they overrate their players which means the prices are high,” said a league executive. He should be able to get a top pick for UFA RW Ales Hemsky"

I'm guessing "top pick" means late first round, which makes sense from a playoff push team.

Hemsky to Pittsburgh for the Penguins 1st or Simon Depres?

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#38 DSF
February 09 2014, 01:21PM
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D wrote:

Is this the year that the Oil take a D in the top 5, and does it make sense considering their current prospect pipeline?

Also, welcome back DSF.

I would only take a D if I was absolutely certain he was an impact 1st pairing defender.

Those centres look pretty good to me.

And thanks.

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#39 Romulus' Apotheosis
February 09 2014, 01:26PM
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DSF wrote:

Hemsky to Pittsburgh for the Penguins 1st or Simon Depres?

Could be.

I don't know which MacT would prefer the pick of the player. I also don't know enough about Depres to know if he matches the value of a late 1st.

Ottawa always sounds like they are interested in Hemsky.

I hope they re-sign him. But we'll see.

Now… watch him break a wrist in Sochi and it all falls apart.

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#40 speeds
February 09 2014, 01:27PM
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I don't think a team should draft for need at the top of the draft. That said, I think it would be easy to argue that EDM "needs" a C more than a D in their prospect pipeline.

They don't have many young RD coming through the system, but they do already have Petry and J.Schultz so they may not view that as an area of need.

They do have a bunch of young D already, in Nurse, Marincin, and Klefbom, while they don't have much for skilled F's.

I'm not as convinced as LT that they take Ekblad, if available, unless they see him as the clear BPA, which I'm not sure is the case based on the things I've read.

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#41 Romulus' Apotheosis
February 09 2014, 01:30PM
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DSF wrote:

I would only take a D if I was absolutely certain he was an impact 1st pairing defender.

Those centres look pretty good to me.

And thanks.

this.

I don't have faith in Ekblad.

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#42 Rod from Viking
February 09 2014, 01:31PM
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@DSF

Francesco Acquilinni, the Canucks owner, met with the team last night after the Toronto game, to assure them that he believes the Canucks are on the right track under Gillis.

This is usually the "Kiss of Death" for someone in the organization when the owner says this, when healthy the have a good defense but I don't see the secondary scoring coming after the break either. The Sedin's have been two of the best players in the league since the 05 lockout but to me it looks like their bodies are starting to breakdown from all the abuse, I don't follow their prospects too closely, do they have a Calvary coming from their system?

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#43 Chainsawz
February 09 2014, 01:39PM
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What are "lottery picks" anyway? I hear the term "lottery team" used by bloggers on this site and I'm not sure if they understand the changes to the draft lottery after the CBA was ratified. Every non-playoff team is a "lottery team" with a shot at first overall.

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#44 CMG30
February 09 2014, 01:40PM
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I wouldn't surprise me at all if Edmonton trades down a couple spots. I think that they're looking for a big centerman but with Buffalo most likely to take Reinhart there's little incentive to stay top 2. As long as they can stay top 5 they will get what they're after. If not, best guess is they end up with Ekblad.

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#45 David S
February 09 2014, 01:42PM
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Lowetide wrote:

lol. It's so hard to know Gagner's value because of his struggles this season.

AND trading established NHL players for prospects is what got us into this mess in the first place.

If anything, the Oilers should be trading Ekblad+ for something they really need NOW.

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#46 Spydyr
February 09 2014, 01:44PM
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At least this years the top picks are centers and defencmen. The Oilers should not be picking up another small skilled winger this year, thankfully.

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#47 Bloodsweatandoil
February 09 2014, 01:45PM
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Lowetide, would the Oilers be interested in Hayden Fleury? he is 18, 6'3, 200lbs,Defenseman for the Red Deer Rebels. My sons and I go to th Rebels games every chance we get, he is an awesome talent, and I am pretty sure he was projected top 10 for the up coming draft.(as of last weekend)

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#48 Romulus' Apotheosis
February 09 2014, 01:47PM
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Chainsawz wrote:

What are "lottery picks" anyway? I hear the term "lottery team" used by bloggers on this site and I'm not sure if they understand the changes to the draft lottery after the CBA was ratified. Every non-playoff team is a "lottery team" with a shot at first overall.

It's a term of art.

Language doesn't adhere to the strict rules of contemporary designation you are trying to assign it. We know this.

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#49 nuge2nail
February 09 2014, 01:48PM
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Oiler Domination To Follow

Oilers biggest needs are a 2C, 1/2D, 3/4D, 1G.

This years lottery will fix one of the top two needs. Nurse is the 3/4 long term solution and should be an impact player.

Tough dilemma for macT, solidify the center position or strengthen the defense?

Hopkins, Reinhert or Ekbad Nurse?

34+ million in cap space, the return on Gagner should determine alot.

Good thing about the deadline is that theirs only 5 sellers and 25 buyers (Buf,Edm,Cal, Flo, Nyi), which adds some additional value for our rentals.

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#50 Rod from Viking
February 09 2014, 01:52PM
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CMG30 wrote:

I wouldn't surprise me at all if Edmonton trades down a couple spots. I think that they're looking for a big centerman but with Buffalo most likely to take Reinhart there's little incentive to stay top 2. As long as they can stay top 5 they will get what they're after. If not, best guess is they end up with Ekblad.

Maybe they will flip their #1 for someones 2,3,and 4, then flip the 2 for another team who drafts behind them for their 2nd and third pick, and then trade that second for a 3,4,5 and 6. With the success this amateur scouting staff has had the cupboard will be restocked with great prospects. "Deja vu" (lol)

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