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Your daily links to all things Oilers and stories from around the hockey world: On trading the 16th pick, the SB Nation Mock Draft starts, Coyotes and Glendale aren't getting along, Game 4, Malkin rumours, and more.

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Oilers Draft: The Case For Trading 16 - Alex Thomas - The Oilers Rig
There is going to be exceptional value available to Edmonton at number 16, no doubt. The pick, which was acquired from Pittsburgh for David Perron, has turned out to be far higher than expected. Instead of being 25-30, it’s in the top 20, an unexpected treat. The players there will have the ability to be impact guys down the road. But I don’t think Edmonton should make the pick. I’m going to give you the case for trading the 16th overall pick.

Eddie Lack gets little mention as a possible fix for Oilers’ goaltending needs, but maybe he should - Bruce McCurdy - Cult of Hockey
The Vancouver Canucks are between a rock and a hard place when it comes to their goaltending, and some other NHL team is likely going to take advantage.

The SB Nation Mock Draft

NHL Mock Draft 2015: Edmonton Oilers select Connor McDavid with the Number 1 pick - The Copper & Blue
As if there was ever any doubt.

NHL mock draft 2015: Buffalo Sabres select Jack Eichel with No. 2 pick - Die By The Blade
Tim Murray said it was the easiest pick he'll ever make, and it was pretty easy for us as well.

NHL Mock Draft 2015: Arizona Coyotes select Dylan Strome with the 3rd overall pick - Five For Howling
The Arizona Coyotes will make Dylan Strome the centerpiece of their center corps with the 3rd overall pick in SB Nation's Mock Draft.

See the results of SB Nation's 2015 NHL mock draft -
It's time for SB Nation's sixth annual NHL mock draft. Follow along here for all the results.

Around the NHL

The Arizona Coyotes deserve a better home than the pathetic city of Glendale - Five For Howling
Glendale is trying to squeeze its way out of a two-year-old agreement with the Arizona Coyotes. It's probably best if the team runs away from this train wreck of a city -- and that might not even mean a move from Arizona.

Coyotes threaten legal action after city council votes to terminate arena deal -
Glendale and the Coyotes are going to battle.

Exclusive: Elliotte Friedman talks to Pensburgh about his Evgeni Malkin trade comments - PensBurgh
Elliotte Friedman, from Sportsnet, put in a call to Pensburgh to clarify and give some context to his flammable comments about Evgeni Malkin's status and the trade winds around the NHL

Blackhawks vs. Lightning Game 4 recap: Brandon Saad lifts Chicago to 2-1 win, series all tied up - Second City Hockey
Jonathan Toews, Brandon Saad score for a Chicago victory in Game 4.

2015 Stanley Cup Final Game 4 recap: Furious flurry in final minute not enough, Tampa Bay Lightning fall short in Game 4, 2-1 - Raw Charge
Andrei Vasilevskiy took over in net as Ben Bishop was scratched, and a late rally by the Tampa Bay Lightning failed to convert, tieing the series at two games apiece heading back to Amalie Arena.

Blackhawks don’t deserve pass just because Redskins' name is worse - Sporting News
The face of the Stanley Cup Final for Chicago might be the one without a voice. Not Patrick Kane. Not Jonathan Toews. But instead, the stoic, solemn face on the sweaters. The Blackhawk we know. The logo. For many fans, a source of pride. For some fans, a source of pain.