Nail Yakupov is currently the favourite to go #1 in the NHL Draft tonight, but you never really know until it happens. After all, the Oilers do need a defenseman.
Ryan Murray is undeniably going in the first five picks as the top-rated D prospect, so…would the Oilers bypass the draft’s best player for its best defenseman?
Here’s a tweet from Ryan Murray’s brother Nathan this morning.
not that i know for absolute sure but its looking pretty good that we could be making some alberta trips in the near future. #JustSayin
— Nathan Murray (@Murzzy18) June 22, 2012
Innnnteresting. Very, very interesting.