Well how about that huh? The Oilers rode excellent performances by Ethan Bear and Tomas Jurco to a 5-3 victory against the Winnipeg Jets in Winnipeg last night, with both men chipping in with a couple of goals.
No cuts have been made in advance of their last preseason game against Calgary, but stay tuned as there very well could be. There are still quite a few bubble players in the mix, of course, Ken Holland exclusively brought in bubble players this summer, but still. There are decisions to be made, and soon.
The University of Alberta Golden Bears and Pandas hockey season gets underway tonight! Keep it locked to Copper and Blue for our periodical coverage of the city’s most storied post-secondary outfit throughout the season.
Post-game coverage dominates the hot links today, so I’ll let you dive right in! Don’t forget to wheel back this weekend for coverage of the Oilers last preseason game against Calgary, after which the Oilers will have to make some difficult decisions in advance of their season debut against Vancouver.
Post-Game: Jurco And Bear Lead Oilers Over Jets (Copper and Blue)
PRESEASON GAME THREAD: Edmonton Oilers @ Winnipeg Jets (Copper and Blue)
New Look Golden Bears Start Season (Copper and Blue)
PRESEASON GAME PREVIEW: Edmonton Oilers @ Winnipeg Jets (Copper and Blue)
Hot Links: Thursday, September 26 (Copper and Blue)
Bear, Jurco Inch Toward Roster Spots (The Oilers Rig)
Oilers Awards Hopefuls (Selke: Ryan Nugent-Hopkins) (Oilersnation)
Bear And Jurco Score Two Goals Each In Oilers Victory Over Winnipeg (Sun)
Oilers Come Back In 3rd Period To Down Jets (CBC)
Jurco, Bear Score Two Goals Each As Oilers Beat Jets (Sportsnet)
Jay Woodcroft’s Bakersfield Condors Might Be Bound For Glory (The Athletic)
Ethan Bear, Tomas Jurco Outshine The Competition In Second-To-Last Oilers Preseason Game (The Athletic)