TGIF, Happy Draft Day, Oilers Fans! Here are some fine hot links for you to enjoy on this mail-it-in Friday morning.
The Oilers bought out Eric Gryba for some reason. Jeff has the details. (Copper&Blue)
The Professional Hockey Writers Association are required to release their ballots now. This is stirring up some controversy, following the NHL Awards ceremony on Wednesday. Justin Bourne has an explanation piece, with the rationale for all of his picks. (The Athletic)
The Oilers’ full 2018-19 schedule was released yesterday, and they’re in for a tough as hell first month. (Copper&Blue)
To get you into the drafting mood, here’s Sam Cosentino’s latest mock draft of the entire first round. (Sportsnet)
There you have it. Let’s all hope that the Oilers can get through draft weekend without doing anything stupid. Have a good one, and keep your stick on the ice.