Connor McDavid’s OT goal gave the Oilers a 3-2 victory over the Colorado Avalanche last night. Zack Kassian and Leon Draisaitl got in on the scoring action as well. It doesn’t mean too much in the standings for the Oilers, but this team’s got to feel good after picking up the win at home.
Here are your Friday morning hotlinks, hot off the griddle.
- The Oilers don’t need Patrick Maroon, they need the next Patrick Maroon (Jonathan Willis / The Athletic) - Young Willis explores external options for finding the next Big Rig.
- Some random musings from Robin Brownlee over at Oilers Nation (Robin Bronwlee / At Random - Trade Deadline)
- “Either way, the team didn’t add a substantial backup goalie, didn’t find an upgrade on the wing and we now arrive at the deadline with gigantic cap room, but only for a minute” - Lowetide (G60 - Avalanche @ Oilers)
- Last night’s game recap: Connor McDavid, Leon Draisaitl doing their things. Also, Milan Lucic needs to find a point somewhere. (Jeff Chapman / Copper and Blue)
Oilers head to California for another famous three game roadie. With the trade deadline lining up on Monday, some Oilers won’t make it back to Edmonton.