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Duncan Keith in quarantine as training camp begins. PLUS: the T25U25 continues, Oilers strengths and weaknesses, and MORE!

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Morning, folks.

This just in, from last night:

Well if that isn’t just the funniest thing. Duncan Keith — noted leader, veteran, and greybeard — will actually miss the first week of training camp because he waited until like yesterday to get his second shot of COVID-19 vaccine. Between this and the whole ‘adjacent (at best) to the Chicago sexual assault scandal’ thing, I don’t think this guy could lead a dog on a leash.

I mean, some of us had a feeling this guy was that guy, but for him to prove us right so spectacularly before training camp starts, even, is just. Wow. I couldn’t want an Oiler to succeed less. I hope he absolutely hates it here and retires by Halloween. Veteran leadership my whole entire ass. Ken Holland is a full-blown moron for bringing this guy in. What an idiot.

Also, worth noting, an out of market journalist broke this story. What do the MSM do here, exactly, other than protect the Oilers? Truly embarrassing.

Speaking of Ken Holland, he’s got a media availability this morning, in which he is scheduled to talk about this and some of his other dumb decisions. Check it out below.


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