Good morning everyone, hope you’re ready.
Czechboy finishes his three part series with ‘The Chia’. It is not for the optimistic folks, but is well done. (Copper&Blue)
Kris Russell might be ready to go for the Oilers tomorrow. It will be interesting to see how that works with the cap issues though, neither Bear nor Bouchard have been sent down. (Edmonton Sun)
Spector points out that the Oilers season hinges on which version of Cam Talbot shows up. (Sportsnet)
And the NHL got a suspension right. Tom Wilson has been suspended 20 games for his hit to the head. (CBC)
That’s all for now, the season starts tomorrow at 11am MT. Full coverage here.