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Edmonton Oilers prospect rankings revealed, giving us all concern as the pipeline is ranked 28th

Published August 22, 2023 at 1:17
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An updated ranking of the Edmonton Oilers' prospect pipeline has been released by Corey Pronman of The Athletic post-draft.

As the Oilers aim to contend for the Stanley Cup playoffs, they must trade some of their top talents for established stars in the league and make astute acquisitions, such as Mattias Ekholm.

However, the team's trading activity has caused their pipeline to be ranked a dismal 28th out of 32 teams in the NHL.

The top-ranked prospect on the Oilers' list is Philip Broberg, who has great skating ability but lacks physicality.


He is followed by Dylan Holloway, who possesses the abilities that coaches value, including physicality and a two-way game.

Meanwhile, Xavier Bourgalt has quickly adapted to the AHL and displayed impressive offensive skills, including excellent puck-handling skills, vision, and offensive IQ.

Beau Akey is an offensive defenseman who excels in skating, transition, and puck movement but needs to improve his defense.

Raphael Lavoie was the top scorer in AHL Bakersfield but needs to work on his NHL skating skills and avoid playing on the perimeter.

Other prospects who received honorable mentions include Maksim Berezkin, Samuel Jonsson, Matvey Petrov, and Nikita Yevseyev.

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