Friday, June 12, 2015
When the name Cam Ward comes up in discussion among fans of the Edmonton Oilers, it can be viewed, at least in this neck of the woods, in both a positive and negative light. It is rather difficult to be anything but absolutely thrilled for a kid who grew up in Sherwood Park, Alberta to have gone on and enjoy the sort of National Hockey League career the now 31-year old netminder has managed to put together since being selected in the first round of the 2002 Entry Draft.
Tuesday, June 09, 2015
So here we are. Roughly three weeks away from 2015 NHL Entry Draft and not surprisingly, the Edmonton Oilers seemed poised to once again be a major player at this summer’s marquee event. Considering they will be taking home the cream of the crop in the form of Connor McDavid with the first overall pick, it is no secret this organization will be open for business when it comes to their remaining nine selections, which also happens to include an additional first round pick no one expected to be as high as it ended up being.