Good morning everyone, we have a few things to cover.
The Oilers have signed Alex Chaisson and Jason Garrison to league minimum contracts. To do so they sent down Ethan Bear as a paper transaction to be cap compliant, then placed Kris Russell on LTIR, and recalled Ethan Bear. Any questions? (Copper&Blue)
Czechboy went nuts yesterday and painted doom and gloom after his optimistic piece earlier in the week. I was wondering when the normal Czechboy would be back. (Copper&Blue)
The Seattle expansion is just one vote away from becoming a reality. The interesting part is how it may be affected by the upcoming lockout. (CBC)
Finally, Leon Draisaitl is trying to prove that he can be a great player without Connor McDavid. He’s shown it before, hopefully he gets the opportunity. (Sportsnet)