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#Oilers news and notes to get you set for the weekend.

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Morning, folks!

Some mornings, with all of the things happening on Earth, it seems a bit silly to curate a few links about a game that doesn’t really matter, and isn’t coming back any time soon. Today is one of those mornings.

I hope those seeking justice in Minnesota find it. Consider donating to the Minnesota Freedom Fund if you have the means.

Leon Draisaitl officially received the 2019-20 Art Ross yesterday, with the announcement coming directly from the league:

From Us

Leon Draisaitl Takes Art Ross Trophy In Shortened 2019-20 Regular Season (Copper and Blue)

Hot Links: Thursday, May 28 (Copper and Blue)

From Elsewhere

Are There Clear Favourites For Hosting The NHL’s Return? (Sportsnet)

Edmonton Oilers 2019-20 Player Review: James Neal (Oilersnation)

Experiments With Foreign Sounds (Lowetide)

Projecting The 28 Skaters & 4 (?) Goalies Of Edmonton Oilers’ Playoff Roster (Journal)

Throwback Thursday: One Year Ago Today, Edmonton Oilers Hired Dave Tippett (Oilersnation)

Worst Oilers Trades Countdown – No. 2: Goodbye, Smytty (Oilersnation)

McDavid And Nurse Discuss NHL’s 24-Team Playoff Format (Oilersnation)

Oilers GM Blessed To Have Young Scoring Champ Leon Draisaitl (Sun)

What Will The Oilers Playoff Roster Look Like? (Oilers Rig)

Oilers’ Focus On Chance To Lift Cup Won’t Be Shaken By Empty Arenas (Sportsnet)

31 Thoughts Podcast: How The NHL Will Look On TV When Play Resumes (Sportsnet)

Ethan Bear Lends Voice To #ProtectOurElders Campaign (Oilersnation)

NHL Awards: Oilers’ Draisaitl Wins Art Ross Trophy (CBC)

For Money

Misguided Priorities Helped Turn The Oilers’ 2010 Rebuild Into A Debacle (Athletic)

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‘It’s What’s Best For The League’: Oilers Accept Challenge Of Play-In Series (Athletic)