The year of the second rounder: Oiler draft results 2002.
Armed with 4 picks in the top 45, Kevin Lowe went into the 2002 draft with a golden opportunity to build up the depth of the baby Oilers.
Round 1: Lowe first stepped up to the podium mid way through the first round, going over seas with the 15th overall pick to draft Jessi Niinimaki. Needless to say, Niinimaki was a complete bust goin... Read More »
Greetings Oil fans, for a break in the summer time doldrums that is the life of a hockey fanatic, I thought I would run a series breaking down and grading the draft picks from the Lowe regime.
Lowe took over running the ship in Etown before the 2000 draft, however I will give Lowe and staff a mulligan until the 2001 draft as Barry Fraser and his crew were still at work for the 00 draft.
So w... Read More »
Welcome to my 1st blog at HockeyBuzz. I’m a life-long Oiler fan who surfs the net a lot reading the forums at hfboards.com, Sportsnet.ca, EdmontonOilers.com, and here at Hockeybuzz as well as other hockey news sites. I’ve never had the urge to create a user account before at any of these sites, but recently I started thinking that it would be fun to do some blogging to record my thoughts on th... Read More »