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Training camps officially begin across the league, Mike Green opts out, fine-tuning the camp roster, remembering Tommy Salo, what to expect from some #Oilers this summer, and MORE!

NHL: Edmonton Oilers at Chicago Blackhawks Kamil Krzaczynski-USA TODAY Sports

Morning, folks!

It’s a big day for hockey fans with NHL training camps officially opening today!

The Oilers released their full training camp roster over the weekend, and will look to fine tune it over the coming days before the Qualifying Round begins on August 1.

With Edmonton set to embark on (hopefully) a deep playoff run, who will be their Fernando Pisani?

Deadline acquisition Mike Green has chosen to opt out of resumption, citing family reasons. What does his absence mean for Edmonton?

Alex Chiasson started to find some joy in the latter half of the shortened season with 10-9-19 in his final 45GP. What can Edmonton expect from him this summer?

Lowetide took a look at the Oilers approach to drafting players from Russia from 2010 on before profiling a few Russian-born prospects in the 2020 Draft.

Philip Broberg will participate in the Oilers’ camp, but will return to Sweden to join Skelleftea at its conclusion.

What should the Oilers expect from their Art Ross winner, Leon Draisaitl, this summer?

Tyler Benson probably finds himself on the outside looking in at camp, but he did enjoy a real cup of coffee with the big club this season. What lies ahead for him?

Remembering Tommy Salo’s time as an Oiler, easily one of the best 5,000 goalies to ever play for the Oilers.

The Athletic tried to look for NHL comparables for the Oilers’ top 10 prospects. Which comparable is most exciting? Which is most disappointing?

Sunil Agnihotri joined CBC to talk Return to Play, Oilers, and more!


From Us

Oilers Defenceman Mike Green Opts Out Of Playoffs (Copper and Blue)

IT’S OFFICIAL: NHL & NHLPA Ratify RTP, CBA Extension (Copper and Blue)

Hot Links: Friday, July 10 (Copper and Blue)

From Elsewhere

Monday Mailbag – Who Will Be The Fernando Pisani Of 2020? (Oilersnation)

Youth Must Be Served As Edmonton Oilers Fine-Tune Phase 3 “Training Camp” Roster (Journal)

What To Expect From Alex Chiasson This Summer (Oilersnation)

Oilers’ 2019 First Rounder Philip Broberg On Training Camp Roster (Sportsnet)

Oilers Announce Phase 3 Training Camp Roster (Oilers Rig)

What To Expect This Summer From Leon Draisaitl (Oilersnation)

Lock, Stock And Two Smoking Barrels (Lowetide)

Oilers D Mike Green Opts Out Of 2020 Playoffs (Oilers Rig)

What To Expect From Tyler Benson This Summer (Oilersnation)

Oilers’ Forgotten Greats: Tommy Salo (THW)

August And Everything After (Lowetide)

CBC Radio Active: NHL Set To Return To Play (The Super Fan)

For Money

Lowetide: The Oilers’ Approach To Russians At The Draft? Trust But Verify (Athletic)

Mike Green Opting Out Isn’t Ideal, But Oilers’ Defence Should Manage Without Him (Athletic)

Lowetide: Joakim Nygard’s Oilers Season Reveals Speedster With Range Of Skills (Athletic)

Finding An NHL Comparable For The Top 10 Oilers Prospects (Athletic)