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Edmonton Oilers draft Russian goalie Ilya Konovalov 85th overall

The Edmonton Oilers used their third-round selection, 85th overall, to select Russian goaltender Ilya Konovalov. Konovalov, a six-foot, 194 lb. native of Yaroslavl, Russia, played last season with Lokomotiv Yaroslavl in the KHL — the team Craig MacTavish was recently named head coach of.

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The Great, Good, Bad & Ugly of the Broberg Pick

For a week leading up to the draft everyone in the world and their grandmother, were linking the Oilers to Philip Broberg. It was so obvious that I couldn’t believe it, I wasn’t buying in, and I called it a smoke screen. Now I sit here in the second row of the media risers in…

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Edmonton Oilers select forward Raphael Lavoie 38th overall

After landing Philip Broberg last night with the 8th overall pick, we’re getting back to business this morning with some rapid-fire picks, starting with the Oilers choice with the 38th overall pick. With their second pick at the 2019 Draft, the Edmonton Oilers have selected forward Raphael Lavoie from the Halifax Mooseheads.