Good morning everyone, have some links.
To start, OriginalPouzar gives us some much needed details to clear up misconceptions around LTIR and Andrej Sekera. (Copper&Blue)
Darnell Nurse is in town taking part in informal pre-camp skates with teammates. He confirms that he won’t be at camp without a contract. That should surprise no one. (Edmonton Sun)
Daniel Nugent-Bowman has joined The Athletic as the new Oilers beat writer. DownGoesBrown has also joined the ever growing network. Luckily, unlike last year, The Athletic gearing up hasn’t cost us at Copper&Blue any writers. (The Athletic)
Seattle has finalized an arena deal, and added local partners in its plan to get its NHL team rolling. I’m still hoping they call that team ‘Chinook’. (TSN)
Finally, after a long hiatus from writing, WheatnOil gave us an outstanding piece on the importance of Defensemens’ handedness in regards to zone exits. Nice job, Wheat! (The Oilers Rig)
That’s all for now, enjoy your day.