After a pair of seasons at the bottom of the standings and the top of the draft, the Edmonton Oilers managed to climb one spot, finishing 29th in the league, however Lady Luck smiled on them when the draft lottery came around and they will be selecting first overall for the third consecutive season this year in Pittsburgh.
Below is the inaugural edition of Hockey's Future's prospect awards. There is a particularly diverse group of recipients, a reflection on an Edmonton prospect pool that is amidst a full rebuild.
John Cordes/Icon SMI)
When is an NHL player no longer an NHL prospect? For the NHL, it is after the player has appeared in 25 games in one NHL season. At Hockey's Future, though, we stretch that number to 65 cumulative games since very few players are truly NHL material after 25 games in a single season.
- OT: Big Mac's Bar & Lounge: The Answer Was Vladimir Nabokov, Randy
- John Carlson vs Aaron Ekblad vs Rasmus Ristolainen (Top 31 D - FINAL POLL)
- Watching the 2016 draft lottery or playoff clinching game against Pittsburgh
- Brad Ausmus will not return to the Tigers in 2018
- WWE Prediction Thread 2017 2.0 -- NO MERCY IN OP
- Need a winger, help please