WEEKEND UPDATE!

Lowetide
March 15 2015 06:01PM

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Bogdan Yakimov is putting solid weeks together and appears to be emerging as a legit NHL option for the future. This week, he was one of the Oilers' top prospects and is joined by Andrew Miller, Laurent Brossoit, Kyle Platzer, Joey Laleggia and Antti Tyrvainen. 

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OILERS PROSPECT DEPTH CHART

Lowetide
March 15 2015 10:34AM

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The Edmonton Oilers spent a lot of draft picks on defensemen and centers 2011+ and the impact on the prospect depth chart is predictable. The Oilers, despite needing defensemen and centers at the NHL level, are overflowing at those positions in the system and it could impact who gets drafted this summer.

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WATCHING PRO HOCKEY IN OSLO

Wanye
March 15 2015 08:20AM

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This is an article about Ice Hockey in the most general sense of the term. If you want to read about the Oilers’ drastic need to retool the goaltending corps from the NHL level down to Atom Tier 12 click on something else.

You have been duly warned.

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GOALIE TURNOVER

Lowetide
March 14 2015 07:15PM

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Laurent Brossoit (shown here in photo by Rob Ferguson, all rights reserved) is the best goaltending prospect in the Oilers system today. The club has several youngsters under contract but we're likely to see a massive turnover at the position this summer, both at the NHL and minor-league level.

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Hole in Goal: Ben Sievens

Robin Brownlee
March 14 2015 04:30PM

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Ben Scrivens hasn't been able to get the job done in Edmonton. Could any goalie? 

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In a city where the Edmonton Oilers have been selling hope for what seems like forever, one of the many leaps of faith fans were asked to take was that Ben Scrivens could provide owner Daryl Katz’s sad-sack doormats the kind of goaltending that would at least give them a chance to compete.

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