Finding some common threads in Oilers’ GM Ken Holland’s nine October signings

Edmonton Oilers general manager Ken Holland speaks to the Edmonton media in this file photo from Sept. 11, 2019.

Three weeks into free agency and all’s quiet on the western front. The Edmonton Oilers had a burst of activity early in the month, signing no fewer than eight players in a four-day span. Since then, a single internal signing of of a player already under contract, extending him for the 2021-22 season.

There is still some off-season work for GM Ken Holland to clean up, primarily on the blue line. The re-signing of restricted free agents Ethan Bear and  William Lagesson likely depends on resolution or at least more clarity of the Oscar Klefbom situation, which has been slow in coming. Best guess is once the team has a better idea of when or

Source : edmontonjournal.com

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