Youth is Wasted on All The Wrong People

Lowetide
May 07 2011 08:47AM

The color and depth of this year's entry draft is becoming clear. Any number of us could jot down the top 10 and be reasonably close to correct on draft day, with only the Memorial Cup and the combine (plus interviews) as a major event on the draft calendar. How far can we reasonably project this year's draft?

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FTHM V: SEAN COUTURIER

Robin Brownlee
May 06 2011 04:12PM

Is Sean Couturier the big, strong and skilled first-line centre fans of the Edmonton Oilers have been clamouring for -- and possibly a franchise player GM Steve Tambellini can build around?

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MacT Alert!

Lowetide
May 05 2011 09:36PM

It's been building. Quietly. The "Craig MacTavish" rumblings in regard to an NHL coaching position have been building for the last several weeks. A few funny items on his tsn appearances about his future as a coach, a Matty drop in the EJ. The next shoe to drop? An "out of town" newspaper has him on the radar.

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FTHM IV: JONATHAN HUBERDEAU

Robin Brownlee
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?

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FTHM III: GABRIEL LANDESKOG

Robin Brownlee
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?

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