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What to do with the goalies?

When a team has two goaltenders that are struggling, it’s not really as much a goaltending “controversy” as it is a straight up goaltending “problem”. Cam Talbot came into this season as a lock to be the Oilers number one goalie, but that title quickly evaporated as Talbot struggled and Mikko Koskinen began to surge.

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WWYDW(TE): The 32-team NHL

The worst-kept secret in hockey got made official earlier this week. The NHL’s Board of Governors unanimously voted in favour of Seattle joining the league for the 2021-22 season.

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Inside the Nation: Can Connor McDavid catch Mikko Rantanen

New to the Thursday chat with Inside the Nation is “Dusty’s book of the week”. The goaltender pairing is discussed. Who is the answer? With Zykov coming back Dusty banters about who will sit for him. Baggedmilk hacks Dusty’s brain and gets the Nuge love on. Dusty looks at Draisaitl’s current struggles. Darryl is discussed and…

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Oilers Questions: What Are The Answers?

Last night Cam Talbot played his best game in 40 days. He made some huge saves — two on Cole Sanford and the breakaway stop on Ryan O’Reilly — to keep the Oilers in the game and allowed Oscar Klefbom to tie it late in the third before winning in a shootout. Talbot is capable…

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Can’t stop watching: The Oilers shootout

Needless to say, the first period of last night’s game was not so hot. The Oilers came out flat and found themselves down 2-0 and had their work cut out for them to get back in it. For the first time this season, the Oilers and Blues both went to a shootout. The skills competition from…