Edmonton Oilers will try to avoid ‘Hickey-like’ pick in draft…

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Ryan Murray? Well, he’s clearly a fine young player, but there’s also more risk in taking a d-man, as it’s simply harder to identify elite talent at the major junior level that will translate into a top NHL d-man. Is Murray Ryan McDonagh or Thomas Hickey? Is he Cam Barker or Drew Doughty?

Read more: Oilers hockey boss Kevin Lowe on prospect Ryan Murray: “He’s a top player.”