David Perron blew expectations away after coming over from St. Louis last season, posting a legitimate breakout season at the age of 25. Is it a sign of things to come, or will he take a step back next season?
The Oilers prospect cupboard might be as full as it has ever been. They have good depth on the blueline, they finally have some skilled size in the system and, most importantly, they have a few prospects who are NHL ready.
As far as I’m concerned, you’ve done enough work today – you deserve a break. If your boss asks, you can tell them that reading the mailbag is important research that will positively impact the company you work for in the future. If you want to submit a question, you can email it to me…
The Edmonton Oilers flew in to PHL with a small list of needs and one target. Result: They covered all bases. Big franchise center? Check. Goalies of the future? Check. A bunch of men who they don’t need to sign in two years? Check and mate.