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Brunch Links: Monday, October 25

Oilers stay perfect then reward themselves with a weekend in Las Vegas. PLUS: Zach Hyman’s start, Phil Broberg does California, Evan Bouchard, Tyson Barrie, and MORE!

Edmonton Oilers v Vegas Golden Knights Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images

Mid-morning, folks!

Hope you had a good weekend. You can bet the Edmonton Oilers did. After getting out of T-Mobile Arena with all the points and a perfect 5-0-0 record, the team stuck around in Las Vegas for a couple days to do a little team bonding.

This was Edmonton’s first stateside road trip since the COVID-19 pandemic. What better way to take advantage of a four-night break — and celebrate their early-season success — than Las Vegas?

Stories abound surrounding one of the NHL’s few remaining undefeated teams, but I’ll let the links speak for themselves and you talk amongst yourselves. Edmonton’s off until Wednesday night when they host the Philadelphia Flyers.


The SuperFan Podcast – Episode 30 – Jason Adams (@adamsonhockey) (Copper and Blue)

Tightening Up (Copper and Blue)

GAME RECAP: Oilers 5, Golden Knights 3 (Copper and Blue)

GAME THREAD: Edmonton Oilers @ Vegas Golden Knights (Copper and Blue)


Thrasher (LT)

Let’s Talk Depth Scoring (ON)

Kane, 2 Other Chicago Players Out Due To COVID-19 Protocol (TS)

The Guess Who? (LT)

Off The Top Of My Head (ON)

Work Ethic Takes Jalen Luypen To Top Of Oil Kings’ Lineup (ES)

Nobody’s Perfect, But Life Is Good For The 5-0 Edmonton Oilers (ES)

Random Thoughts: This Team Is So Loveable (ON)

Women Of Oilersnation: Shannon Szabados (ON)

Why Evan Bouchard Playing On The Top Pair Is Edmonton’s Best Option (ON)

Ken Holland Joins Exclusive General Managers’ Club (ES)

Let It Be (LT)

Fact Or Fiction: Are The Montreal Canadiens Already Finished? (SN)


‘It Feels A Little Different This Year’: Comparing The Oilers’ 5-0-0 Start This Season To Their 5-0-0 Start In 2019-20 (TA)

Lowetide: Zach Hyman’s Buzzsaw Style Makes Him An Instant Oilers Fan Favourite (TA)

Lowetide: Oilers Prospect Philip Broberg Showing His Potential — And Need For Improvement — In Early AHL Games (TA)