Oilers win McEichel sweepstakes, minor scare for Crosby, and more playoff stuff.
For the fourth time in six seasons, the Edmonton Oilers win the first overall pick in the NHL’s Draft Lottery. With that first overall pick likely to be Connor McDavid, the Oilers should finally get back on the winning track. Right? If not, we’ll meet at the same time and same place next season.
In his interview with Sportsnet following the draft lottery, Craig MacTavish suggested that the Oilers haven’t decided who they will choose, in fairness to the interview process of each player and his family prior to the draft itself. However, when posed a later question about Taylor Hall's tweet to McDavid suggesting where he likes his passes, MacT suggested that McDavid would need to compete with Ryan Nugent-Hopkins at training camp for the number one center job. So yeah, MacT has his mind made up, even