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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HIP TO BE SQUARE

Lowetide
April 15 2015 02:49PM

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This week has been rife with highs and lows for Nail Yakupov. He scored Saturday in the season's final game, signed a two-year deal with the Oilers and was on his way to the Worlds to play for Russia. Now this.

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HOW GOOD IS OLIVER KYLINGTON

Lowetide
April 15 2015 07:01AM

It's very easy to overlook Oliver Kylington based on his boxcar numbers but the resume is strong and the scouting report impressive. He arrived in the Swedish Hockey League at 16 and could be the best skating defender available at this summer's draft. Oliver Kylington is a significant talent.

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WHICH WAY YOU GOIN', ANTON?

Lowetide
April 13 2015 11:10PM

Anton Slepyshev is a talented scoring-winger in the KHL and an Oilers' draft pick from 2013. We've tracked him for the last two seasons and he blossomed after Christmas this past season. There are reports he may come over and there is a report he has signed with UFA in the KHL. Seems to be a disconnect somewhere.

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WEEKEND UPDATE

Lowetide
April 12 2015 09:32PM

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Laurent Brossoit had one of the best weeks of his life, impressing Oilers' fans in his NHL debut and then heading to the AHL for his latest shutout. The surging goaltender highlights an impressive week for Edmonton prospects.

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