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Monday, 06.29.2015 / 12:28 PM
Nugent-Hopkins and Anton Lander capable of contributing offensively as well.
2. How would assess the acquisitions of both Cam Talbot and Griffin Reinhart and who would the Oilers have taken at #16 had they held onto the pick?
-- Darrell in Sherwood Park
My guess is the Edmonton Oilers would have taken either Joel Eriksson Ek or Evgeny Svechnikov at 16 had they held onto the pick. I am
Friday, 06.26.2015 / 7:10 PM
Taylor Hall, Ryan Nugent-Hopkins and Nail Yakupov.
“I was a big fan of those guys when they were drafted,” said McDavid. “I followed them a little bit so of course I’ve watched the Oilers a little bit here and there whenever I can. I try to get to bed a little earlier than that but I was an Oiler fan for sure.”
Monday, 06.01.2015 / 10:23 AM
will on the game!
In my opinion, Draisaitl could be a dominant player in time. With increased strength, Leon should be able to protect the puck effectively at an NHL level, and he already possesses excellent vision on the ice and is very adept at making plays on his backhand. Leon also has an underrated shot.
The combination of Ryan Nugent-Hopkins, McDavid and Draisaitl down the middle should have Oilers fans
Monday, 05.04.2015 / 9:57 AM
of Ryan Nugent-Hopkins, Taylor Hall, Jordan Eberle, Nail Yakupov and Leon Draisaitl up front and Darnell Nurse, Oscar Klefbom, and Justin Schultz on the back-end.
With the Oilers winning the lottery we know the pick will be one of Connor McDavid or Jack Eichel, both centres, and it will be hard to ignore McDavid’s sheer brilliance during the OHL playoffs (19-23-42 in 15 games), so the Oilers will have
Sunday, 04.19.2015 / 5:40 PM
is an electrifying tour de force with exceptional leadership skills who is unequivocally a “game changer”.
I am not sure we have seen a draft-eligible player ever show the dazzling display of high speed offensive skills that McDavid possesses.
But, like all great players, he understands the importance of “sharing” the puck.
McDavid is a generational player and combined with 2011 #1 overall pick Ryan Nugent-Hopkins
Sunday, 04.19.2015 / 1:23 AM
Hall. In 2011 they picked forward Ryan Nugent-Hopkins and in 2012 they selected forward Nail Yakupov.
McDavid, considered the top prospect since Sidney Crosby was picked first by the Pittsburgh Penguins in 2005, is regarded for his speed and game-changing potential. He finished third in the Ontario Hockey League with 120 points in 47 games, nine points behind the league leader playing 21 fewer games
Saturday, 04.18.2015 / 8:00 PM
picks to draft forwards Taylor Hall (2010), Ryan Nugent-Hopkins (2011) and Nail Yakupov (2012).
Expected to be chosen second by Buffalo is the No. 2-ranked North American skater, center Jack Eichel, who scored 26 goals and had 71 points in 40 games with Boston University of Hockey East. Eichel won the Hobey Baker Award as U.S. college hockey's best player.
"It's tough to think about playing
Saturday, 04.18.2015 / 7:41 PM
The Edmonton Oilers won the 2015 NHL Draft Lottery tonight and earned the first drafting position for the First Round of the 2015 NHL Draft.
This will be the fourth time the Oilers have selected first overall, after drafting Taylor Hall (2010), Ryan Nugent-Hopkins (2011) and Nail Yakupov (2012) in consecutive years.
The order of selection for the first 14 drafting positions in the First Round
Saturday, 04.18.2015 / 12:00 PM
. Taylor Hall joined Jordan Eberle, Ryan Nugent-Hopkins and Justin Schultz as the “A-Team” for the AHL, since all four players were still on entry-level contracts, thus able to play for the affiliate. Eberle hit cruise control, recording 51 points, including 25 goals and 26 assists, in 34 games.
Justin Schultz was named the AHL’s outstanding defenceman of the year, capturing the Eddie Shore Award
Wednesday, 04.15.2015 / 3:00 PM
After meeting with Oilers medical staff, forward Ryan Nugent-Hopkins will not play for Canada at the upcoming World Hockey Championship due to a fracture in his right foot.
Nugent-Hopkins' injury requires more time to heal, therefore he will be unable to participate.