Morning, everyone. Happy Friday.
Ethan Bear spoke about his hot start, as the young right-hander has begun to establish himself as a proper NHL defender this season.
Joakim Nygard was placed on injured reserve yesterday as the Oilers called up William Lagesson to bolster their D group now that it’s down to six healthy bodies.
Logic be damned, there does appear to be at least a little second-hand smoke to this Taylor Hall Triumphant Return stuff, and I’ve gotta tell ya - I’m here for it. I don’t necessarily care about the hows and the whoms or whatever.
Once again we’ve got a full slate of game day coverage on the docket for your consumption:
it's oilers gameday tomorrow. join us @CopperandBlue for hotlinks at 8 AM— Jeff Chapman (@NewWaveOil) October 18, 2019
pregame at 9.
then lunchtime comes and it's 5 questions about those red wings with @KyleWIIM from @SBNationNHL's @wingingitmotown.
stick with us for the game, and @NHLHodgkinson will have the nitecap.
Oilers Recall Lagesson; Place Nygard On IR (Copper and Blue)
Hot Links: Thursday, October 17 (Copper and Blue)
Brandon Manning Isn’t In Oilers Purgatory After All (Sun)
Mikko Koskinen Solid Part Of Oilers’ Early-Season Tandem (Sun)
At Random: Bar Raised (Oilersnation)
Lagesson Recalled; Nygard Placed On IR (Oilersnation)
McDavid Vs. Milano: Battle Of The Insane Goals (CBC)
Pacific Review: Checking In After Two Weeks Of Play (Oilersnation)
Major Lifestyle Change For Ethan Bear (Oilersnation)
Time For Oilers To Recall Sam Gagner (The Oilers Rig)