First thing’s first:
Don’t do this. Do not trade Jesse Puljujarvi. (Aside: wow that’s a shit name to spell when your ‘j’ key doesn’t work. That’s a lot of ALT+106.)
Our T25 U25 is set to launch next Friday. Stay tuned tomorrow, then, for the 2021 FAN VOTE edition, where you can have your say and rank the Oilers prospects yourselves. We’ll keep the survey up for a week and then see the results when we release our #1 a couple weeks later. Three guesses on who that might be.
Lots of people on Twitter slamming Oilers fans for their lack of faith in the front office.— Jonathan Willis (@JonathanWillis) August 26, 2021
Which is silly, because what really tanked Edmonton's ranking in this survey was the public opinion section. NHL fans generally rate the Oilers as the third-worst run team in the league. https://t.co/6q57K4wf7N
At first, my reaction was: only third-worse? Seems generous. I know not everybody feels this way, but for me, this summer was a complete, top-to-bottom disaster. It’s hard for me to see a worse run team.
But then you think about Buffalo, Arizona, and even Vancouver. There are some horrifically run teams in the NHL. It’s actually unbelievable.
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