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NHL Draft: Rounds two and three recap

The 2018 NHL entry draft started last night and continued today with round two and beyond. I have taken the chance to link you to all the players taken around the network and the write-ups each site did.

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Oilers extend qualifying offers to Nurse, Strome, and Slepyshev

According to the Edmonton Oilers’ Twitter account, the team has extended qualifying offers to Darnell Nurse, Ryan Strome, and Anton Slepyshev. This is an expected move by the Oilers as it allows them to retain the players’ rights as they continue to negotiate new contracts. 

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(Video) Dustin Nielson Recaps the NHL Draft

Another NHL Draft is in the books and Dusty Nielson was there to witness it all. In his latest video from Dallas, Nielson gives us the breakdown on all things Oilers at the Draft, including their selection of Evan Bouchard at 10th overall and the four picks that followed in the later rounds. He also…

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Draft Report Card: Quality Over Quantity

I declare the 2018 NHL Draft a success for Peter Chiarelli and his scouting staff. I think most of us were thinking the same thing as the Oilers flew into Dallas for the weekend. Most of you were nervous about a trade, possibly one-for-one, but confident in Chiarelli’s ability to navigate a draft. Let’s take…

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Second Round: Edmonton Oilers draft Ryan McLeod 40th overall

After landing Evan Bouchard last night with the 10th overall pick, we’re getting down to business this morning with some rapid-fire picks, starting with the Oilers choice with the 40th overall pick. With that pick, the Oilers selected skilled centreman Ryan McLeod from the Mississauga Steelheads.

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Summer Goalie Series: Draft options between the pipes

Over the next couple months, we’re going to be focusing a lot on the Oilers crease. Let’s start with the draft which has historically been a crapshoot when it comes to goaltenders. The unpredictability of the position coupled with varying psychological factors and a later development curve makes forecasting the future floor and ceiling of…

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NHL Draft: Round 1 Recap

The lives of 31 young men and their families were changed with just a few words from their respective teams tonight. The first round of the NHL entry draft was completed and we have a list of all the picks made: