Future Considerations

Devils win lottery, Oilers pick first in 2011
April 13, 2011, 12:43 am
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From Aaron Vickers:

The Edmonton Oilers lost all season.

And in a season of lows, the City of Champions got one very important high. The first overall pick in the 2011 NHL Entry Draft.

While New Jersey won the 2011 draft lottery, the Devils could only move up a maximum of four spots, leaving Edmonton with the first pick in the draft for the second consecutive year.  Continue reading

Oilers prospect looking to make ‘mark
December 9, 2010, 3:03 pm
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From Aaron Vickers:

The YouTube sensation is coming to Prime Time.

The Edmonton Oilers have recalled prospect Linus Omark from the Oklahoma City Barons in the wake of injuries to forwards Ales Hemsky and Shawn Horcoff.

The Swedish sensation is set to make his debut at home against the Tampa Bay Lightning Friday. Continue reading