The Edmonton Oilers traded up with Arizona to grab goaltender Stuart Skinner at pick 78.
Skinner is a hometown kid. He’s finishing a year that saw him go 34-18-2 with a .905 SV% in Lethbridge. He’s 6’3”. He represented Canada in the U18 tournament last year.
I’m a little surprised by this pick. Edmonton traded two picks to move up and grab a goalie, so someone likes what they see here. Edmonton has a fairly well stocked cupboard in net, and Skinner will add to that.
Maybe we can get him to play defence too.