Good morning everyone, bye-week continues, but we have links.
First, ESPN had an interview with Donald Fehr about the kinds of issues that will be brought up for the next round of CBA negotiations. (ESPN)
Jonathan Willis lays out a plan that the Oilers should follow come free-agency. Toughest part is eliminating current bad contracts. (The Athletic)
Staples questions the notion that Bob Nicholson is the right person to be searching for the next general manager. (Edmonton Journal)
The Oilers have extended defenseman Joel Persson for another year. He might be a big part of the team next year. (Copper&Blue)
Lastly, Rob Soria tackles the idea that the Old Boys Club is the problem with the Oilers. I agree with him, that they are not. Still deep rot, though. (The Hockey Writers)
That’s all for now, enjoy.