May 05 2011 01:35PM
Jonathan Huberdeau can play centre or wing and he's billed by amateur scouts as being a mix of grit and skill. He's also been hotter than a 3$ pistol with the Saint John Sea Dogs in the QMJHL playoffs. Think the Edmonton Oilers might want and need a player like that?
May 04 2011 08:37PM
Could Gabriel Landeskog of the Kitchener Rangers be the hard-nosed winger with very good hands that the Edmonton Oilers, and every NHL team for that matter, wants and needs?
May 04 2011 05:45PM
It's a subtle item, but the NHL's combine invite list may give Edmonton Oiler fans a "key to the highway" for their team's entry draft.
May 03 2011 08:19PM
Ryan Nugent-Hopkins doesn't have any trouble measuring up when it comes to talent and hockey sense, but in a league where the perception has long been that size matters and bigger is better, he doesn't fare as well when NHL scouts take out the tape measure and scale.
May 03 2011 05:09PM
There are all kinds of things worth talking about at the World Hockey Championships. Some items are predictable ("Jordan Eberle is among the top 10 scorers") and some are shockers ("so is Robert Nilsson!") and many of the themes are of great interest to Oiler fans.