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#Oilers win, leave #Canucks hanging by a thread. PLUS: confidence, Larsson update, AINEC, Nurse’s hot start, McDavid’s march into March, and MORE!

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NHL: FEB 23 Oilers at Canucks Photo by Devin Manky/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images

Morning, folks!

Feeling the funk this morning thanks to the third period erasure of a Vancouver Canucks lead. You really love to see the Edmonton Oilers, who like Jesse Puljujarvi as a person and teammate so much, go out and avenge his beautiful little face after Antoine Roussel assaulted him.

Leon Draisaitl had three more points to move three points up on Mitch Marner and remain eight points back of Connor McDavid.

Caleb Jones and Patrick Russell drew in and the former had an excellent game, while the latter acquitted himself well enough, too.

We get to do it all over again tomorrow night and hopefully, with one more big W on the West Coast, the Oilers can put Vancouver’s season to bed and move even closer to the divisional summit.

LFG.


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GAME THREAD: Game 21/56 Edmonton Oilers @ Vancouver Canucks (Copper and Blue)

AINEC (Copper and Blue)

Hot Links: Tuesday, February 23 (Copper and Blue)


The Day After: Never In Doubt (ON)

Oilers’ Confidence Hits New High As Wins Keep Pilling Up (SN)

How Smith’s Huge Stops Against Canucks Gave Oilers Shot At Comeback (SN)

Oilers’ 3rd-Period Comeback Makes Up For Sleepy Start In Win Over Canucks (CBC)

OILERS SNAPSHOTS: Taxi Squad Helping Edmonton Oilers Reach The NHL Fast Lane (ES)

Why Ethan Bear may be Edmonton’s most valuable defenceman (SS)

Edmonton Oilers Recall Patrick Russell From Taxi Squad (ON)

Caleb Jones In The Spotlight As Edmonton Oilers Battle Injury Bug On The Back End (EJ)

Report: Edmonton Oilers, Pending UFA Adam Larsson Haven’t Talked Contract Extension (ON)

31 Thoughts: When Will The 2021 NHL Entry Draft Take Place? (SN)

Oilers Trying To Become Better Defensive Team In High-Flying North Division (TOR)

Darnell Nurse Discusses His Breakout Campaign (TOR)

Connor McDavid Is Having One Of The Best Single NHL Seasons Ever (ON)


Lowetide: Revisiting our preseason predictions for the Oilers after 20 games (TA)