Via Buddy Oakes of Preds On The Glass comes this hand-shot video of the Taylor Hall draft scrum.
One of our favorite commenters, Chappy, gets an Oilers official draft hat from an unexpected and extremely heart-warming place.
Riley Nash was traded to Carolina for the 46th overall pick today, three years after the Oilers traded the 30th and 36th picks to move up to draft Nash. Behind The Net Hockey looks at the economics of those trades.
Because some of us can't get enough of the NHL Draft, the SB Nation hockey writers put together a second round mock draft, picks 31-60.
My column at the SB Nation NHL page. A word to the wise - drafting from Russia, Junior-A, Junior-B and U.S. High Schools is risky business. Stick to the OHL, WHL, NCAA, and Sweden for sure bets.
As a follow-up to my column on the Oilers' draft success from 1999-2005, my column on the NHL Page looks at each team's success rate of drafting career players during that period.
In what one would think is a certain omen for the Edmonton Oilers, the Edmonton Oil Kings came in second-to-last in the WHL and will select second in the upcoming WHL Bantam Draft.
Eliotte Friedman thinks that Cam Fowler is a possibility for the Oilers.