#1 Overall Still a Mystery

Lowetide
March 27 2011 08:09AM

The NHL Entry draft is still 3 months away. For Edmonton Oiler scouts, that's a good thing.

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Pääjärvi's Season

Lowetide
March 26 2011 08:34AM

Magnus Pääjärvi is a very impressive young player. Size, blazing speed and exceptional attention to defensive detail for a man his age. As his rookie season nears an end, there is one question we should ask about him: is he going to score enough to be a long term option for the top 2 lines?

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Oilers Prospects on Display in CHL Playoffs

Lowetide
March 25 2011 06:06PM

For weary Edmonton Oiler fans, the CHL post-season has arrived just in time. An extremely large number of Oiler prospects will be playing in the post-season in hopes of winning league championships and ultimately the Memorial Cup.

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Serenity Now

Lowetide
March 23 2011 02:10PM

Sean Couturier has proven to be a poor front runner. The "reverse Secretariat" started at the front of the pack (with Adam Larsson) and appeared to be holding his own through the World Junior roster cuts. Since then, he's been passed like a house on the side of the road.   

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Spring Arrives in the Hinterland

Lowetide
March 20 2011 08:27AM

We're at the point in the draft cycle where hockey men use hyperbole to describe the future. Ken Hitchcock has Ryan Nugent-Hopkins as a cross between a young Joe Sakic and a young Pavel Datsyk; Sean Couturier`s last name should be 'Staal' according to the comparables; and Adam Larsson is better than Lidstrom at this age. Apparently.

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