WEEKEND UPDATE!

Lowetide
March 08 2015 07:42PM

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Bogdan Yakimov appears to be turning a corner offensively in his first AHL season. He's one of the bright lights this week among Oilers' prospects. Joining him are Leon Draisaitl and the suddenly hot Keven Bouchard.

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HIRE THE MAN

Lowetide
March 07 2015 07:58PM

The number one reason Todd Nelson should be considered as permanent coach of the Edmonton Oilers: His impressive (but very short) track record in the NHL with slumping or slumbering prospects.

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MOCKING THE DRAFT '15 (OILERS EDITION)

Lowetide
March 07 2015 11:30AM

The Edmonton Oilers have been adding draft picks in 2015 for the draft this summer. Management is telling us those selections could be used to add actual NHL players but the truth is those picks may end up having so much value the club uses them on players they covet. What kind of haul could we see?

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HOW GOOD IS IVAN PROVOROV?

Lowetide
March 04 2015 08:16PM

In the fall, I asked an NHL scout about the CHL's western league and was informed it was a 'down year' and there might not be a Top 10 overall selection in the WHL. Six months later? Ivan Provorov has changed the landscape.

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WEEKEND UPDATE!

Lowetide
March 01 2015 12:54PM

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Some very strong performances across the Oilers' prospect spectrum this week, with OKC Barons forward Andrew Miller leading the way. Among the other impressive items? Joey Laleggia is ending his college career on a terrific run and Anton Slepyshev had at least one breathtaking moment.

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