This afternoon, the Edmonton Oilers tweeted out the start times for the first three games of their best-of-five play-in series against the Chicago Blackhawks and it’s got me feeling all warm and tingly inside. Ladies and gentlemen, get your popcorn ready.
Here comes another edition of the Battle of Alberta.
All 24 teams involved in the playoffs began training camp yesterday, and the Oilers qualifying round opponent, Chicago Blackhawks, were without a key player.
This morning, the National Hockey League announced that Leon Draisaitl has been named a finalist for the Ted Lindsay Award along with Colorado’s Nathan MacKinnon and New York’s Artemi Panarin.