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Oilers handily beat the Flames 4-0 in preseason action with an impressive performance. PLUS: T25U25 continues, camp cuts, McDavid’s magic, and MORE!

NHL: SEP 26 Preseason - Oilers at Flames Photo by Brett Holmes/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images

Morning, folks.

Mondays are for brevity so let’s get right to it.

Last night, in a game I did not watch even a second of, the Edmonton Oilers’ ragtag roster of NHL bona fides and camp hopefuls beat the absolute brakes off a similarly composed Calgary Flames team 4-0 in Calgary.

Woof. I don’t know about you but owning more than 75% of the shots seems...good. Sure, it’s the first game of preseason and both sides were missing players. But, still. Shutouts for both Stuart Skinner and Ilya Konovalov to boot.

That’s a team full of net-positives. Let’s have 82+ more of those, yeah? The Oilers will be back at it tomorrow night against the NHL’s newest expansion team, the Seattle Kraken. Puck drops a shade after 7PM.


T25U25

The Copper And Blue 2021 Top 25 Under 25: #4 Kailer Yamamoto (Copper and Blue)

The Copper & Blue Top 25 Under 25: #5 Dylan Holloway (Copper and Blue)

The Copper And Blue 2021 Top 25 Under 25: #6 Raphael Lavoie (Copper and Blue)

The Copper & Blue Top 25 Under 25: #7 Ilya Konovalov (Copper and Blue)


GAME THREAD - 2021 Preseason Game #1: Edmonton Oilers @ Calgary Flames (Copper and Blue)

Oilers Trim Training Camp Roster By Seven (Copper and Blue)

Moving on from Archibald (Copper and Blue)

Hot Links: Friday, September 24 (Copper and Blue)


Looking At The Defence (ON)

Game Notes: Sept 27 @ Calgary (TOR)

Bourgault Scores, Adds Assist In Oilers Pre-Season Win Over Flames (SN)

Edmonton Oilers Player Review And 2021-22 Preview: William Lagesson (ON)

Women Of Oilersnation: Katie Stanners (ON)

Edmonton Oilers Player Review And 2021-22 Preview: Dmitry Kulikov (ON)

Off The Top Of My Head (ON)

Day Three At Edmonton Oilers Camp Features Fast-Paced Scrimmage, First Roster Cuts (EJ)

Derek Ryan Checks The Boxes On Third Line And Face-Offs (ES)

Edmonton Oilers Player Review And 2021-22 Preview: Mikko Koskinen (ON)

NHL Imposing Stricter Enforcement Of Cross-Checking Rule For 2021-22 Season (SN)

Riesen To Believe, Volume 3 (LT)


“He’s Probably The Best Player I’ve Ever Seen”: Oilers Training Camp Invitees Tell Us What It’s Like To Face McDavid In Practice (TA)

Lowetide: What Connor McDavid’s Oilers History Tells Us To Expect From Line Chemistry With Zach Hyman (TA)

Lowetide: Why Tyler Tullio’s Skill Set Is A Good Match For The Oilers — And Makes Him Sure To Be A Fan Favorite (TA)

Oilers Training Camp Observations: Evan Bouchard Looks ‘Like He Belongs,’ Tyler Benson’s Early Impact And More (TA)