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Oilers Prospect Update: Doing the Hawkey

Just a weird season for games played so far to start the year through the AHL and ECHL with both clubs seemingly¬†mirroring the big club in an early lack of games played. That resulted in some goalie shuffling to make sure the logjam sees some time in both leagues. Not too many big offensive weeks…

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Goalie Depth Update Part 2: Rodrigue, Hawkey, Starrett

There was a bit of shuffling in the Oilers crease this offseason, with highly-touted Finish free agent Mikko Koskinen signing out of the KHL to solidify the No. 2 spot while hopefully providing a competitive push to Cam Talbot. The team has also added to its depth pool of goaltenders via draft and trade over…

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Edmonton Oilers picks for NHL Draft weekend

The NHL Draft kicking off tonight in Vancouver, so I figured I would do a quick run through of where the Oilers will be picking in every round. Will Holland try to add picks? Will he stand pat? We’re only a few hours away from finding out. Heading into draft weekend, the Oilers currently sit…

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Oilers Prospect Update: That’s a Wrap

With the completion of the Memorial Cup, every one of the Oilers prospects will begin their offseason plans. For Dmitri Samorukov, his Mem Cup ended in the semi-finals after losing to Rouyn-Noranda. A quiet tournament for the young D man after an incredible OHL playoffs run with only one assist. Ostap Safin had an even…

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Oilers Prospect Update: AHL playoffs, begin

The AHL playoffs are underway joining the rest of the Oilers pipeline in the postseason (or into the offseason). The Condors being the top seed in a best-of-five series took one of two games in Colorado and now head back to Bakersfield for three (if needed). The news of Evan Bouchard’s London Knights early exit…

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Oilers Prospect Update: Evan Bouchard on a tear

Great players shine in big moments. The old adage is true to the Oilers prospects too. Evan Bouchard is on an absolute tear with his London Knights. Ryan McLeod is doing well with his Saginaw Spirit and Kirill Maksimov plays his first game of the OHL playoffs. The Condors have clinched the Pacific division title:…

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Oilers Prospect Update: Condors stumbling into the playoffs

The Condors are struggling at the worst time possible. Three games left in the season, and they are losers in their last four. With Gambardella and Malone heading back after Currie was sent down earlier this week things should round out before the playoffs. Oilers assign Josh Currie to Bakersfield In other prospect news, the…

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Oilers Prospect Update: Evan on fire

Our OHL prospects and Olivier Rodrigue in the Q, all live on to play in round two of their respective series. Only Ostap Safin and his Halifax Mooseheads are at risk of an early exit. Another huge week for Bouchard with London and some of the Condors as well as they prepare for playoffs. Just…

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Oilers Prospect Update: Bouchard and CHLers in the spotlight

The CHL playoffs kicked off this week with all of our CHL prospects in a first-round matchup. Unfortunately, news has come down that Kirill Maksimov will miss the whole first round and Olivier Rodrigue has yet to play a game in the first two of his Drummondville Voltigeurs opening series. Tyler Yaremchuk had a deeper…

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Oilers Prospect Update: Playoffs are coming

The other Oilers are heading towards playoffs. The statistical break down is below, but first, let’s see some news from around ON this week: Joey is called up Dusty loves Dmitiri Praise for Marody Let’s have a look at the rest of the system. BAKERSFIELD CONDORS (AHL) C Joseph Gambardella 48gp, 27-18-45 (1gp, 0-1-1 this…

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Oilers Prospect Update: Ostap Safin Returns

For the first time since November 25th, Ostap Safin suited up for the Halifax Mooseheads in game action. He finished the night with two PIMs and three shots on net. Good to see him getting over the mysterious injury that has had multiple setbacks and issues with it. The Condors had a huge offensive week,…

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Oilers Prospect Update: Bako Streak is Over

Huge congrats going out to Woodcroft and the entire baby Oilers squad for tying the 2nd longest AHL win streak ever. Don't cry because it's over. Smile because it happened. We'll see ya tomorrow night #Condorstown pic.twitter.com/ZYzt4mU4th — Bakersfield Condors (@Condors) March 2, 2019 Otherwise, in the organization, the kids of the CHL continue to…

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