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Oilers opt for homegrown goalie

Updated: June 26, 2004, 7:12 PM ET
By Jim Kelley | ESPN.com

Edmonton Oilers general manager Kevin Lowe doesn't know whether he's got the best goaltending prospect in the NHL, but he does have one of the tallest.

Devan Dubnyk, of the Western Hockey League's Kamloops Blazers, is 6-foot-5 ... and he's still growing.

"It could be an advantage for us if they change the size of the nets," joked Lowe.

Increasing the size of the goal cages is one rule change that likely won't come to pass, at least for now. So instead of monitoring Dubnyk's size, ...

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