Good morning, I hope you are well.
It’s Thursday, and there are 69 more days until the first regular season game.
Let’s get at it.
Forecasting Connor McDavid’s 2021-22: After a once-in-a-lifetime season last year where he put up 105 points in 56 games, how many points will McDavid score in 2021-22? He’s going to score a lot of points. How many points? Quite a few. More.
Houses In Motion (Lowetide) - The minor league club needs to help provide for the Oilers in 2021 and beyond. The Oilers needs to let that happen.
NHL Offseason By The Numbers: Which teams have improved the most and the least? (Dom Luszczszyn / The Athletic) - Oiler fans have good reason to be excited about the moves among the forwards.
Bargain Bin Shopping (Oilers Nation / Cam Lewis) - Bring me an inexpensive difference maker on this club’s blueline. One who sings!
Per @TomGazzola, Darnell Nurse extension in the $9M AAV range ×8yrs done; announcement shortly (days? hours?)— TyTy (@akaRCN) August 4, 2021
Darnell Nurse is UFA at the end of the 2021-22 NHL season. He’s about to get paid. An eight year deal would take him to the end of the 2029-30 season. Buckle in.