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An insider history of the Edmonton Oilers at the NHL draft
A singular, transcendent talent can change the fortunes of a hockey team instantly. Each year, NHL teams approach the draft with this knowledge, hoping that luck will be on their side and that their extensive scouting and analysis will pay off.
In On the Clock: Edmonton Oilers, Allan Mitchell explores the fascinating, rollercoaster history of the Oilers at the draft, from first pick Kevin Lowe through Connor McDavid and beyond. Readers will go behind the scenes with top decision-makers as they evaluate, deliberate, and ultimately make the picks they hope will tip the fate of their franchise toward success.
From seemingly surefire first-rounders to surprising late selections, this is a must-read for Oilers faithful and hockey fans eager for a glimpse at how teams are built.
About the Author
Allan Mitchell covers the Oilers for The Athletic, and he is the host of Lowdown with Lowetide on TSN1260 Radio in Edmonton. Follow him on Twitter @Lowetide.