Oilers Win Lottery, Will Pick No. 1 in 2012

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Oilers Win Lottery, Will Pick No. 1 in 2012

Can you believe it? Neither can General Manager Steve Tambellini, whose not-so-subtle smile lit up the TSN studio when his club's logo was revealed, giving the Oilers a third-straight No. 1 overall pick and dropping the Columbus Blue Jackets to the second, less desirable spot. "I was sitting at the desk and there were a million things going through my head about various players and options," Tambellini laughed as I spoke with him over the phone, post-lottery. "I did my best not to look at (NHL Deputy Commissioner) Bill (Daly), so I was looking at all the monitors and I eventually saw our the logo come up.

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