The 6-10th overall picks from the 2013 NHL Draft

With the Oilers picking in the 8-hole on Friday night at NHL Draft, I thought it would be interesting to take a trip down memory lane and look at the players selected between 6-10 in past draft years to see if we can learn any lessons about what type of players gets picked around that…


Weekly Rumours – Busiest Time of the Year

As far as rumours go, this is the busiest week of the calendar year. Yes, the trade deadline comes with a high amount of speculation, but we know that only a handful of teams are true buyers and sellers. The NHL Draft is a completely different beast. Every single team has moves to make and…


Breaking down the NHL Award voting

Sports debates are a lot of fun. You can sit around with your friends, or sometimes strangers, and debate the merits of different players. When doing so I always remember the saying from: “You are not entitled to your opinion. You are only entitled to what you can argue for.” Many philosophy professors use it….


TEN TIDBITS: Pre-Draft Edition

The busiest two weeks of the NHL season are upon us and at this point, I don’t think many of us have any idea what to expect from Ken Holland. There’s no denying the fact Holland has a lot of work to do if the Oilers are going to make the playoffs next year, but…


2019 NHL Entry Draft Countdown: 20-11

Welcome to the Oilersnation Draft Countdown. Over the past few weeks, we’ve been aggregating content about the top 100 players who will be available in Vancouver on June 21st and 22nd. Here are profiles for Cole Caufield, Philip Broberg, Alex Newhook, Raphael Lavoie, Connor McMichael, Moritz Seider, Matthew Robertson, Cam York, Ryan Suzuki, Victor Soderstrom.