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All About Ryan McLeod

Here we’ve put together a collection of scouting reports and highlights of newly drafted forward, Ryan McLeod. The Edmonton Oilers selected McLeod with the 40th overall pick in the second round despite being higher on many lists and rankings. In McLeod, the Oilers have another offensive centre on their depth chart and a second straight…

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Benning the Numbers (Part 1)

Another day, another contract! The Oilers and Peter Chiarelli just signed Matt Benning to a 2 year contract with an AAV of $1.9M. The signing passed with considerably less fanfare and controversy than the Caggiula signing, maybe partly because everyone is distracted by the (surprisingly good) draft. By most indicators, Benning is a third pair…

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Saturday (Sunday) Sunshine: Kailer Instincts

Bumped this week because of the draft, but the sun always shines with Saturday Sunshine even on Sunday. In last week’s inaugural Saturday Sunshine, we looked at the young NHLer going into his second year as a full-time Oiler, JJ Khaira. The arrows all point up with him. The exact same thing could be said…

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NHL Draft: Rounds four through seven recap

The rest of the draft day went by rather rapidly as it normally does. The biggest moment of Day Two was likely the trade between the Hurricanes and Flames. Here’s how the deal broke down: To CGY: Noah Hanifin (un-signed RFA) Elias Lindholm (un-signed RFA) To CAR: Dougie Hamilton Micheal Ferland College Prospect Adam Fox…