As Canucks fans stare into the abyss of a potential first round upset, Oilers fans are left celebrating the only thing the team seems to win these days – the draft lottery. For the third straight year, Edmonton will select first overall in June, meaning the only thing left to debate is whether the club will pick Nail Yakupov or choose to plug other holes on the roster by trading down.
To tackle this question and other matters, Allan talked with a number of notable gents yesterday, including player agent Tom Lynn, advanced stats guru Gabriel Desjardins and Oil Kings play-by-play voice Corey Graham.
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First up is former Minnesota Wild AGM Tom Lynn. He and LT discuss free agent Justin Shultz, the upcoming draft and the like of an NHL player agent.
If you missed it the first time, here is the Steve Tambellini press conference.
In part 3, LT talks about the possibility of moving Taylor Hall to center.
Gabriel Desjardins of behindthenet.ca fame stops by and shares his playoff predictions. The upstart Florida Panthers are also discussed.
The voice of the Oil Kings Corey Graham joins LT for a look at the upcoming Kings/Warriors series as well as probable first rounder Griffin Reinhart and Oilers prospect Kristians Pelss.
We finish off with Kevin Lowe’s recent appearance on the Jason Gregor show.