It’s all doom and gloom in Edmonton, and the Oilers can’t figure it out. Now, let’s see if this prospect report can give us all a bit of glimmer of hope. 
Before we get into it, Dylan Holloway has been cleared from COVID protocol and is heading down to Bakersfield. Finally, we get to see the Oilers first-round get in some game action. By most reports, fans should expect to see Holloway back in Edmonton at some point this year. Action down in Bakersfield will be essential for him to get his feet back underneath. 
Now, let’s take a look at everyone else: 
The Berta Boy Returns
Ladies and gentlemen, please welcome back to the main stage from the University of Denver, Carter Savoie! 
Savoie returned to the Pioneers lineup for the first time since before Christmas and made an immediate impact. The University of Denver went head-to-head with the University of Nebraska-Omaha 5-2 and 4-0. Savoie came away with one goal and four points from their weekend series. 
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His one assist to teammate Brett Stapley was a nasty no-look backhand from down low. 
Savoie was recently named a Hobey Baker Award finalist, and you can now vote for the Oilers prospect to win. Simply click right HERE to vote. 
Condors Find A Way
It doesn’t matter what you throw at Jay Woodcroft and his Bakersfield Condors team, and they continue to solve each problem that comes their way and prevails.
On Wednesday, Vincent Desharnais, Ostap Safin, Kaldis, Cooper Marody, Dimitri Samorukov, Tim Soderlund and Matteo Gennaro. Along with Stuart Skinner also being with the Edmonton Oilers. 
Despite missing nine players, they won the game 6-3 and were even down 2-0 at one point. They battled back, scoring five unanswered goals. A win like that will help bring a team together, that’s for sure. Philip Broberg had a good game offensively, grabbing a couple of assists to take his tally to 16 points on the year. 
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Let’s give some credit to James Hamblin too. Hamblin is a 22-year-old forward from Edmonton in his second season with the Condors. He’s always had a knack for scoring 115 WHL goals to his name, all with the Medicine Hat Tigers. This year, he’s already surpassed his goal total from last year (7) and looks well on his way to a solid year with the Condors. It might be worth Holland and his team considering signing this guy to a two-way contract over the summer. 
What Would You Do?
Ken Holland has made it quite clear that he doesn’t want to move one of his prospects; HOWEVER, it’s going to be extremely difficult for him to make any deal without including at least one prospect. One because the Oilers actually have about 6 to 10 good prospects, and two, Holland doesn’t have a 2nd or 3rd round pick to play with this year. Future picks are in play and this year’s first, too. 
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My question to you is if you were Ken Holland, which top Oilers prospect would you be willing to move? 
This might be a hot take, but I think I would allow Xavier Bourgault to walk. Not because I don’t think he’ll be a great Oilers, but because the organization has done a great job of finding those later round guys. With Matvey Petrov, Tyler Tullio, and Carter Savoie still stored away, and you can run the risk of moving Bourgault for a bigger prize. Plus, all three of those guys are older, so perhaps they could play sooner than him. I am sure if this actually happened, it would make not taking Jesper Wallstedt even worse, but hey, it is what it is now.  
I’ll propose this question on my Twitter to @LiamHorrobin, so if you’re reading this respond to my tweet and let me know. 
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Games Played
Goals
Assists
Points
AHL
Cooper Marody
Bakersfield Condors
Forward
Season
25
12
14
26
Last 7 days
1
0
1
1
Dmitri Samorukov
Bakersfield Condors
Defence
Season
20
1
5
6
84th overall, 2017
Last 7 days
0
0
3
3
Dylan Holloway
Bakersfield Condors
Forward
Season
0
0
0
0
14th overall, 2020
Last 7 days
0
0
0
0
Filip Berglund
Bakersfield Condors
Defence
Season
21
0
3
3
91st overall, 2016
Last 7 days
2
0
1
1
Graham McPhee
Bakersfield Condors
Forward
Season
22
2
2
4
149th overall, 2016
Last 7 days
1
0
1
1
James Hamblin
Bakersfield Condors
Forward
Season
23
8
5
13
Last 7 days
2
3
0
3
Markus Niemelainen
Bakersfield Condors
Defence
Season
16
1
2
3
63rd overall, 2016
Last 7 days
2
0
0
0
Michael Kesselring
Bakersfield Condors
Defence
Season
20
1
3
4
162nd overall, 2018
Last 7 days
2
0
1
1
Ostap Safin
Bakersfield Condors
Forward
Season
20
2
2
4
115th overall, 2017
Last 7 days
1
0
1
1
Philip Broberg
Bakersfield Condors
Defence
Season
22
2
14
16
8th overall, 2019
Last 7 days
2
0
3
3
Philip Kemp
Bakersfield Condors
Defence
Season
21
3
3
6
208th overall, 2017
Last 7 days
2
3
1
4
Raphael Lavoie
Bakersfield Condors
Forward
Season
27
6
6
12
38th overall, 2019
Last 7 days
2
0
0
0
Ryan McLeod
Bakersfield Condors
Forward
Season
7
1
4
5
40th overall, 2018
Last 7 days
0
0
0
0
Tim Soderlund
Bakersfield Condors
Forward
Season
7
0
0
0
Last 7 days
1
0
0
0
Vincent Desharnais
Bakersfield Condors
Defence
Season
26
3
7
10
183rd overall, 2016
Last 7 days
1
0
2
2
William Lagesson
Bakersfield Condors
Defence
Season
11
0
2
2
91st overall, 2014
Last 7 days
0
0
0
0
Games Played
GAA
SV %
Ilya Konovalov
Bakersfield Condors
Goaltender
Season
10
2.48
0.9
85th overall, 2019
Last 7 days
0
1
0.952
Olivier Rodrigue
Bakersfield Condors
Goaltender
Season
11
3.2
0.88
62nd overall, 2018
Last 7 days
2
2
0.926
Stuart Skinner
Bakersfield Condors
Goaltender
Season
8
1.96
0.925
Last 7 days
0
0
0
Games Played
Goals
Assists
Points
Europe
Maxim Beryozkin
Lokomotiv Yaroslav (KHL)
Forward
Season
30
1
1
2
138th overall, 2020
Last 7 days
0
0
0
0
Maxim Denezhkin
Lada Togliatti (VHL)
Forward
Season
42
12
18
30
193rd overall, 2019
Last 7 days
2
1
2
3
Jeremias Lindewall
Modo Hockey (Sweden)
Forward
Season
29
0
4
4
200th overall, 2020
Last 7 days
2
0
0
0
Aapeli Räsänen
KalPa (Liiga)
Forward
Season
35
6
13
19
153rd overall, 2016
Last 7 days
1
1
1
2
Patrik Siikanen
JVP (Liiga)
Forward
Season
26
6
4
10
195th overall, 2018
Last 7 days
1
0
0
0
NCAA
Skyler Brind’ Amour
Quinnipiac Univ
Forward
Season
20
2
7
9
177th overall, 2017
Last 7 days
3
1
2
3
Filip Engaras
University of New Hampshire
Forward
Season
21
4
8
12
169th overall, 2020
Last 7 days
2
0
1
1
Tomas Mazura
Providence College
Forward
Season
8
1
1
2
162nd overall, 2019
Last 7 days
0
0
1
1
Luca Munzenberger
University of Vermont
Defence
Season
16
0
2
2
90th overall, 2021
Last 7 days
0
0
0
0
Carter Savoie
University of Denver
Forward
Season
18
13
13
26
100th overall, 2020
Last 7 days
2
1
3
4
OHL
Matvey Petrov
North Bay Battalion
Forward
Season
35
22
34
56
180th overall, 2021
Last 7 days
3
1
1
2
Tyler Tullio
Oshawa Generals
Forward
Season
32
17
30
47
126th overall, 2020
Last 7 days
4
3
3
6
QMJHL
Xavier Bourgault
Shawinigan Cataractes
Forward
Season
24
22
20
42
22nd overall, 2021
Last 7 days
0
0
0
0
USHL
Shane Lachance
Youngstown Phantoms
Forward
Season
27
3
4
7
186th overall, 2021
Last 7 days
0
0
0
0
WHL
Jake Chiasson
Brandon Wheat Kings
Forward
Season
0
0
0
0
116th overall, 2021
Last 7 days
0
0
0
0
Max Wanner
Moose Jaw Warriors
Defence
Season
38
3
9
12
212th overall, 2021
Last 7 days
4
1
0
1