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AND WE’RE BACK! Questions about next season, the #Oilers ideal style pairings, Mikko Koskinen for... Vezina?! PLUS: Oscar Klefbom and LTIR, and MORE!

Edmonton Oilers v Chicago Blackhawks Photo by Dave Sandford/NHLI via Getty Images

Morning, folks!

Weird technical difficulties prevented me from getting anything up yesterday, but we’re back in the saddle today so let’s get right to it.

I’ve gotta be honest, folks, it’s a tough morning in terms of drumming up conversation, but maybe these will get the people going:

  • How is it that three of the ‘People’s Top 10 Pizzas’ are Panago, Pizza 73, and East Side Marios?! EAST SIDE MARIOS?!
  • Oscar Klefbom will need to be moved to LTIR. As far as I’m aware, the Oilers stand to get the most cap benefit if they put him on LTIR after the season starts, but that would require a fair bit of cap gymnastics and might mean Ethan Bear goes unsigned through training camp. It might make the most sense for them to LTIR Klefbom prior to camp to get Bear’s deal done.
  • Mikko Koskinen will not win a Vezina.
  • Call me old fashioned, but I’d rather they just brought back the blue and whites they wore in 2015/16 with the orange they wore in 2015/16. I don’t need another white with orange shoulders. Bring back their best colorways. I mean look at this thing:
NHLI via Getty Images

“Reverse Retro” Jerseys Headed To Edmonton And Rest Of NHL (Copper and Blue)

Hot Links: Tuesday, November 10 (Copper and Blue)

Hot Links: Monday, November 9 (Copper and Blue)


Alberta Moon (Lowetide)

Weekly Rumours – The Big Questions For Next Season (Oilersnation)

Al Hamilton Recalls Talents Of Former Edmonton Oilers Defenceman Jim Neilson (Sun)

Could Mikko Koskinen Contend For The Vezina Next Season? (Oilersnation)

The NHL Is Looking At Temporary Realignment And Short-Term Hubs For 2021 (Oilersnation)

Friedman: Next Two Weeks Are Crucial, NHL Aiming For Jan. 1st Start (Sportsnet)

Best Pizza And LTI Klefbom Before The Season? (Oilersnation)

Three Hour Drive (Lowetide)

Edmonton Oilers: Breaking Down The Evolution Of Their Defense Since 2007 (Oil On Whyte)

Next Season: My Two Cents (Oilersnation)


Lowetide: Ideal Style Pairings For The 2020-21 Oilers (Athletic)