Could the Edmonton Oilers really reach the 2017 Stanley Cup Final? You better start warming up to the idea, and consider picking them in your Stanley Cup Playoffs Bracket Challenge. With 20-year-old phenom Connor McDavid at the center of it all, the Oilers have as good a shot as anyone to advance through a very winnable Western Conference bracket and return to the Stanley Cup Final. (Let's talk about how Edmonton would fare against Washington a different day.)
DGB spies were able to infiltrate this year's draft combine and obtain a copy of the top secret itinerary waiting for each of the attending prospects.
In this week's instalment of 30 Thoughts Elliotte Friedman dives into the Edmonton Oilers' captaincy situation, changes for the 2015-16 season and much more.
Edmonton Oilers center Connor McDavid will make his preseason debut at Rexall Place in a split-squad game against the Calgary Flames on Monday.