2010 NHL Draft Day Two In Review: A Look at The Oilers Picks On Day Two

June 27th, 2010 by Alex Thomas Leave a reply »
Friday night was the most important night for Edmonton Oilers fans since Game Seven of the 2006 Stanley Cup finals, a game that the Edmonton Oilers lost.

Friday night the Oilers would pick 1st overall, for the first time in team history. The choice? Taylor Hall, dynamic sniper from the OHL. While Friday night was important, everyone knew what was going to happen. Saturday was a different story. The Oilers entered the day with two second round picks and ended up with three after a trade with Carolina. The Oilers draft would be made or broken by what they did Saturday afternoon, not Friday night in LA.

The reason why Saturday would make the Oilers draft was that everyone knew the Oilers would get an impact guy with the first overall pick. Taylor Hall is that guy. Had the Oilers been able to get another first round pick, things might be different, but Tambellini got rejected a few times while trying to deal. Here I will list every draft pick that the Oilers made on Saturday, and give a small insight into each player, starting with No. 31.

No. 31 overall pick: Tyler Pitlick, who is the lucky Oiler in the picture, was picked No. 31 overall. Pitlick wa ...

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