February 04 2009 05:44PM
Defenceman Sebastien Bisaillon was never drafted (despite a favorable CSB ranking and after passing through the 2005 and 2006 NHL Entry Drafts,he was invited to the Oilers 2006-07 training camp and signed by the team.
February 03 2009 03:12PM
Most of the blogs that cover the Oilers have definite opinions on the various mainstream journalists who cover the team.
February 02 2009 05:30PM
I’ve been a fan of Craig MacTavish for a long time. I defended him last season, and I defended him at the start of this season. He’s a smart guy, and has done a good job getting unheralded players to perform beyond what one would reasonably expect to be their level of ability.
January 31 2009 10:27PM
Colin McDonald was a bit of a reach for the Oilers, who drafted him 51st overall in 2003 despite the fact that most publicly available stuff (ISS/CSB Rankings, THN, etc).
January 29 2009 01:39PM
Guillaume Lefebvre, like many a rough-and-tumble player before him, was drafted by the Philadelphia Flyers. He bounced around the QMJHL as a junior